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Back to the future for Coles

Wesfarmers eyes new horizons.

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Explainer: why Wesfarmers is ditching Coles

Coles signals a move away from its strategy of slashing prices.


Wesfarmers’ shares up on demerger proposition

Plan to spin off Coles met with positive response by shareholders.

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Wesfarmers looks to demerge Coles into separate ASX company

Retail group looks to spin off supermarket chain.


Give Wesfarmers a break

It’s time to give the Bunnings UK and Ireland parent company some time and space to succeed in the overseas market.

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Wesfarmers, Woolworths remain at the helm of top 1000 Aussie companies

Annual list sees major retailers maintain ranking.


The power of consumer habit: why businesses often struggle to expand overseas

Customers’ ingrained habits spell trouble for new entrants to the market.


The grocery wars continue

The battle between grocery stores is still on as Coles and Woolies reveal their plans for the year ahead, focusing on digital and investing in even lower prices.


Retailers prepare for battle ahead

Local retailers batten down the hatches.


The future of department stores

As Richard Umbers says goodbye to Myer, Big W is in turnaround mode and Target potentially merges with Kmart, where are Australian department stores heading and can they survive?


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