TOORONGA, Australia -- Coles Myer here will launch its first ever on-line home-shopping and grocery-delivery service in a trial site, most likely Melbourne or Sydney, Australia, in early 1998. Jon Wood, managing director of direct marketing at Coles Myer, which operates supermarkets under the Coles and Bi-Lo banners, said no large food retailers currently offer this type of service in Australia. "Coles Myer has both a traditional retail business and a direct retail business through its ...

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