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More than 6.5 million pieces of soft plastic will be recycled into the concrete used to build Coles’ newest supermarket in Melbourne’s west starting this week. On Monday the supermarket giant announced it will use a new recycling technology developed in partnership with RMIT University and recycling organisations RED Group

Since splitting from Wesfarmers two years ago, Flybuys has overhauled its technology to launch new payments and advertising products. The company is looking to add more brands to its program by moving into payments and developing its advertising product. The transformation of the 25 year old company was driven by

Coles has expanded its partnership with market analytics provider IRI to provide suppliers with insight into customer needs with the launch of data analytics tool Coles Synergy.  Coles Synergy will provide suppliers with insights across products, stores, geographies and sales channels, allowing them to better understand customer needs and collaborate

Coles Group has taken another step in its ongoing digital transformation strategy, securing sites in Sydney and Melbourne for two high-tech Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs). In March 2019 Coles announced an exclusive services agreement with UK-based Ocado Group to bring the online grocery platform, automated single-pick fulfilment technology and home

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Australia passed 200 on Sunday, Joanne Musgrave was busy checking every single order that shipped from her online store Shop Naturally met the newly imposed buying limits. Thinking ahead, she was also sourcing out-of-stock products and making sure they were reserved

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Australian food and beverage producers can now apply for financial support from the Coles Nurture Fund to help them innovate and grow. Coles has opened a new round of the Coles Nurture Fund to provide grants of up to $500,000 for small businesses to develop new market-leading products, processes and

In 2014 Gisele Mesnage, a blind woman, sued Coles over the poor accessibility of its website. The supermarket giant settled, agreeing to make its digital assets more accessible, later admitting “we didn’t have accessibility in our DNA”. Last week Coles collected the award for corporate website of the year at

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Supermarket giant Coles has adopted supply chain management and core finance and procurement platforms from SAP, and outlined its future investments in a global trade platform.  As part of its wider ongoing digital transformation program, the new platforms are designed to improve product availability for customers while enabling efficiencies in

Supply chain projects underway at supermarket giant Coles are expected to have a transformative impact on the retailer’s operations as they come online over the next five years. But in the short term, Coles is expanding its partnership with UberEats, launching its own subscription delivery program and bringing wearables into

After signing a series of strategic agreements with SAP, Ocado, Optus and Microsoft to improve its digital capabilities, Coles has tapped Accenture to help bring it all together. Coles, which was spun off from Wesfarmers last year, has signed a long term strategic partnership with Accenture to support the rollout