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Why Aussie supermarket Coles is gearing up for a “transformational year”

Coles’ chief executive Steven Cain. (Source: Supplied.)
Australian grocery chain Coles chief executive Steven Cain told investors at the company’s annual general meeting on Wednesday that next year will be “one of the most transformational” in the supermarket’s 108-year history. Continued investment in logistics, as well as a pipeline of new stores, are set to drive growth for Coles, despite the ongoing impact a higher cost-of-living is having on its customers, and inflation is having on its suppliers.  “We’ve set out differentiators