[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 109th anniversary of establishment of Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd (April 9, 1914 – April 9, 2023)

09-04-2023

(Worldkings.org) Coles has over 100,000 employees and accounts for around 27 per cent of the Australian market. Coles' large head office site in Melbourne's inner south-east has 4,000 employees of the workforce located inside.

 

 

Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd, trading as Coles, is an Australian supermarket, retail and consumer services chain, headquartered in Melbourne as part of the Coles Group.

Founded on April 9, 1914 in Collingwood by George Coles, Coles operates 807 supermarkets throughout Australia, including several now re-branded Bi-Lo Supermarkets. Coles has over 100,000 employees and accounts for around 27 per cent of the Australian market. Coles' large head office site in Melbourne's inner south-east has 4,000 employees of the workforce located inside.

 

 

Coles Online is the company's online shopping ('click & collect' and home delivery) service. Between 1986 and 2006, Coles Supermarkets was a brand of Coles Myer Limited, later Coles Group Limited, prior to Wesfarmers purchasing Coles Group in 2007. It became a subsidiary of Coles Group again after Wesfamers spun-off the business in November 2018.

In 2020, Coles changed its slogan to 'Value the Australian way'.

 

 

Other Event:

Celebrating the 93rd birthday of George Wallace Ferguson McCain, founder of McCain Foods Limited (April 9, 1930 - April 9, 2022)

According to en.wikipedia


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