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Premium Company Profile: Coles Group Limited

  • Publication Date:February 2008
  • Publisher:Datamonitor
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:42
  • ISBN:Premium Company Profile: Coles Group Limited

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In July 2007, Coles group received a scrip and cash proposal from Wesfarmers (an Australian retailer) to be acquired at an enterprise value of $21.9 billion or $17.25 per share. Eventually, in November 2007, Wesfarmers acquired Coles.


  • Contains corporate strategy, value chain presence and SWOT Analysis
  • Provides detailed business description, segment analysis, 5-year financial trends, key products and key competitors
  • Includes information on suppliers/ partners, shareholding structure and key employees with biographies


Coles Group (Coles) is an Australian retailer that owns and operates over 2,900 stores in Australia and New Zealand. The group offers food, liquor, fuel, groceries, fashion apparel, homewares and office supplies through its retail stores.

The group operates food stores under the Coles and Bi-Lo banners, liquor stores under the Liqourland, vintage Cellars, and 1st Choice banners, and fuel centers under the Coles Express banner. The group operates discount store chain under the Kmart banner and fashion apparel stores under the Target banner.

The group plans to simplify its business. It implemented more than 350 initiatives aimed towards simplifying certain store operations resulting in $70 million benefit to earnings. The group plans to exceed $363 million annualized savings as a result of this simplification by the end of fiscal 2008.

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  • Overview
    • Catalyst
    • Summary
    • Company Structure
    • Company Overview and Key Facts
    • Business Description
    • History
    • Company Locations and Subsidiaries
    • Company Financials
    • Overview
    • Revenue by Division
    • Revenue by Geography
    • Products and Services List
    • Major Products and Services:
  • List of Brands
    • Competitors and Strategic Business Relationships
    • Top Competitors
    • Shareholding Structure
    • Strategy
    • Vision
    • Company View
    • Strategy
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Overview
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Overview
    • Wholesale
    • Operations and Distribution
    • Sales
    • Key Employees
  • List of Key Employees
    • Key Employee Biographies
  • Appendix
    • Ask The Analyst
    • Datamonitor Consulting
    • Disclaimer
    • Tables
    • Table 1: Coles Group - Key Facts
    • Table 2: Coles Group - Other Locations and Subsidiaries
    • Table 3: Coles Group - Revenue by Division, 2006-2007 (A$ Mn)
    • Table 4: Coles Group - Revenue by Geography, 2006-2007 (A$ Mn)
    • Table 5: Coles Group- List of Products
    • Table 6: Coles Group - List of Brands
    • Table 7: Coles Group - Top Competitors
    • Table 8: Coles Group - Key Shareholders*
    • Table 9: Coles Group - SWOT Analysis Summary
    • Table 10: Coles Group - Value Chain Analysis
    • Table 11: Coles Group- Key Employees
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