This is a complete list of Coles Supermarkets Australia locations along with their geographical coordinates. Coles Supermarkets is an Australian supermarket chain owned by Wesfarmers. It has around 700 stores nationally that stock Coles private label brands. Coles was founded by G.J.Coles when what was called the "Coles Variety Store" opened on 9 April 1914 in Smith Street in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood. Now they provide fantastic food for their customers.