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Coles feels petrol pinch as Viva Energy lifts supply prices
6 months ago

Coles feels petrol pinch as Viva Energy lifts supply prices

COLES has pointed the finger at its petrol supplier, Viva ­Energy, for lifting the prices it charges the supermarket heavyweight following a 20 per cent plunge in fuel sales.

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Coles fires shots at 7-Eleven in coffee war

7-Eleven’s $1 coffee is facing a challenger in Coles, which is undercutting the chain as it launches its own revamped convenience store format.

Coles Express is piloting the new convenience …
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Coles, Viva to add over 100 petrol station sites as REIT spin-off to proceed
1 year ago

Coles, Viva to add over 100 petrol station sites as REIT spin-off to proceed

Angela Macdonald-Smith

Viva Energy and Coles have committed to expanding their petrol station alliance to add more than 100 sites over the next five years after resolving a dispute that …
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Are Coles’ petrol prices subsidising grocery discounts?
1 year ago

Are Coles’ petrol prices subsidising grocery discounts?

Sue Mitchell 12/5/16

After agreeing two years ago to stop subsidising petrol discounts through supermarket profits, Coles now appears to be subsidising food and grocery discounts by charging higher prices …
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Baiada pay scandal catches Coles
2 years ago

Baiada pay scandal catches Coles

Adele Ferguson, 27 October 2015

Baiada’s three-year “Proactive Compliance Deed” with the Fair Work Ombudsman should be a wake up call to corporate Australia that the days of hiding supply chain …
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Costco’s petrol price war ‘adding fuel’ to the supermarket fire: IBISWorld
2 years ago

Costco’s petrol price war ‘adding fuel’ to the supermarket fire: IBISWorld

Frank Chung, 19 October 2015

BULK discount retailer Costco only has seven stores in Australia, yet it already pulls in more than $1 billion in revenue, accounting for a 1.2 …
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Woolworths, Coles feeling heat from new competition

Australian supermarket chain giants Woolworths and Coles have challenges ahead of them, as new competition could cause significant change in the industry.

International discount stores Aldi, Lidl and Costco each …
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Coles truckies break the law due to pressure from supermarket chain, union says
2 years ago

Coles truckies break the law due to pressure from supermarket chain, union says

Truck drivers working for Coles have been involved in illegal practices because of unfair pressure from the supermarket giant, a union claims.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has taken …
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Truckies to rally against Coles in Sydney
2 years ago

Truckies to rally against Coles in Sydney

More than 100 truck drivers will rally at Coles in Sydney’s CBD to protest over the retailer’s supply chain practices.

The group, headed by the Transport Workers Union (TWU), will …
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Woolworths and Coles are ripe for attack from Aldi, Lidl and Costco

The Woolworths and Wesfarmers-owned Coles quasi-duopoly structure is under threat from global discounters Aldi, Lidl and Costco, which each offer consumers significantly lower prices for everyday products.

New competition is …
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