McLeod to leave Wesfarmers for US-based Bi-Lo Holdings Former Coles boss, Ian McLeod has resigned from his position with Coles’ parent company Wesfarmers, accepting an offer to become President and Chief...

Former Coles boss defends supermarket action against ACCC accusations Former Coles Managing Director Ian McLeod has defended the supermarket group against accusations of unconscionable conduct towards...

Australian customers, communities and the economy have benefited from supermarket group Coles’ “investment in lower prices”, according to Coles Managing Director, Ian McLeod. At the same time, Coles...

Australian business entrepreneur Dick Smith, director of the Dick Smith Foods brand, has said that people should stop blaming Coles and Woolworths for their size and market dominance. In a submission to...

Wesfarmers, the publicly-listed parent company that owns the Coles supermarket chain, has announced the supermarket’s 15th consecutive quarter of comparable sales growth.  The company announced...

While Australian Food News yesterday reported the strong performance of Coles fresh produce division, the quarterly figures reported by parent company Wesfarmers show that Coles Express non-fuel sales...

In announcing its second quarter retail sales results for the 2012 financial year today, Wesfarmers has expressed pleasure with the continuing strong growth of its subsidiary Coles. Coles is one of Australia’s...

Ian McLeod, the Managing Director of Coles, is craving faster progress but has maintained that the supermarket chain is on track in their five-year turnaround. “I always would like to be progressing...

Wesfarmers, the owner of Coles supermarkets since the $20b purchase of Coles Group last year, has disputed claims that the turnaround of the supermarket giant is taking too long. Wesfarmers CEO, Richard...