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Coles Group Limited is an Australian public company operating several retail chains. Its chief operations are primarily concerned with the sale of food and groceries through its flagship supermarket chain Coles, and the sale of liquor and petrol through its Coles Liquor and Coles Express outlets. Since its foundation in Collingwood, Victoria in 1914, Coles has grown to become the second-largest retailer in Australia after its principal rival Woolworths in terms of revenue.
Formerly known as Coles Myer Ltd. from 1985 to 2006, Coles Group was owned by Western Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers from 2007 until 2018, when it was spun-off, with it once again listed as an independent public company on the Australian Stock Exchange, containing Coles Supermarkets, Coles Online, Coles Express, Coles' liquor division, Coles' financial division and a half-share in FlyBuys, with former assets Kmart, Target and Officeworks remaining subsidiaries of Wesfarmers.

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    Shoplifting at coles

    Hey so I was at a coles in my hometown and I was caught for shoplifting and the manager or staff came up to me and asked for the stuff back so I gave it back then he said don’t come back is this a warning or a ban I need help thanks
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    NSW Shoplifting at coles

    Hey so I was at a coles in my hometown and I was caught for shoplifting and the manager or staff came up to me and asked for the stuff back so I gave it back then he said don’t come back is this a warning or a ban I need help thanks
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    QLD Shoplifting coles- will police attend my house?

    Hi, I was picked up by two kids prevention officers at Cole’s for $20 worth of items. I paid for them and they took copy of my id. They told me nothing would happen and shook my hand on it. I’m worried. Anyone had this happen. My whole life would be gone if I get charged. It wasn’t purposeful...
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    QLD Coles loss prevention officer - number plates

    Hi there. Today I did a very stupid thing, I took two red bulls and a chrizo from Coles. I was attempted to be apprehended after I got into my car, I refused to get out and in the split second, rather than facing the music, I drove away. I am deeply remorseful and frightened. I'm a professional...
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    I was caught shoplifting today

    Hi i was caught today stealing in my local coles worth $300 and it was basically for my kids. I know there is no excuse for stealing. 2 lady called me after i check out and told me to follow them. They ask me to put all the stuffs i stole which i did. I told them not to call the police but still...
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    ACT I’m a uni student caught stealing at Coles- please help

    I got caught stealing at the Coles in Canberra centre by two under cover securities, they didn’t ask for my ID or make me sign anything they just told me to pay for my items which I did (approx 30 dollars). After I left I saw them login into the self checkout I used. I was wondering can they...
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    NSW Shoplifting at Coles, recurred offence. I am really desperate

    I really do need immediate help. Anyone. Please. I have a history of mental disorders, and have been shoplifting a number of times (more than 5) at my local coles. I got caught yesterday by a lady in plain clothes. She came chasing after me and demanded me to give her my bag with stolen goods(...
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    VIC Legal advice to help shoplifter daughter (18)

    About a week ago my daughter (18 years old) was caught shoplifting at our local Coles supermarket. Because I only got her side of the story after the fact, when I came to pick her up, I can't be 100% sure of how accurate her account of events are, but this is what she told me: - She was...
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    NSW 1st offence coles shoplifting

    In May 2021 my sister was caught shoplifting at a Coles in Sydney. 2 apparent loss prevention officers took her into a back room and closed the door. She is disabled with MS and mental health issues and a survivor of several sexual assaults so thia was very scary. She admitted instantly to...
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    VIC Coles shoplifting - Loss prevention officers

    I would like some legal advice, I was wrong and stupid and now terrified of the consequences. I stole approximately $145 worth of items from Coles supermarket in Victoria. I had been to other shops and had multiple bags in my trolly. Undercover security guards or loss prevention officers...