Coles Group chases retail insights with data platform overhaul – Projects – Cloud – Software – Storage- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Coles Group is a year into “reimagining” how it manages and treats data, setting up a new data management platform that it hopes will lead to faster insights and the unshackling of advanced analytics. Head of data engineering and operations Richard Glew told the Databricks Data + AI Asia Pacific conference that “for Coles to […]

Coles lures new e-commerce chief from Walmart – Finance – Cloud – Networking – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Coles Group has snapped-up one of Walmart’s most senior and seasoned executives to become its new head of e-commerce, just as the retail giant pivots its online operations to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the uncertain retail environment in the recovery. Ben Hassing, a 16 year Walmart lifer, will start as Coles’ new […]

Coles online sales growth halved by COVID-19 shutdown – Finance – Hardware – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Australia’s now globally infamous supermarket stampede to stock-up on toilet paper and pasta has come back to haunt Coles group, with online sales halving in its third quarter 2020 (Q3 2020), after the retail giant was forced to suspend online sales amid the crush. Numbers reported on Wednesday by Coles reveal its once mighty online […]

Woolworths, Coles finally resume online delivery for all – Strategy – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Woolworths will join Coles in resuming normal home delivery and click-and-collect services this week after outsourcing duties to last-mile delivery services Sherpa and Drive Yello. The supermarket giant on Wednesday said the extra capacity would allow it to peel back a temporary suspension and offer “tens of thousands of extra delivery windows”. Both Coles and […]