March 2019 | Chemist Warehouse stores running low on stock as strikers allegedly targeted

Date: 24 March 2018

Source: The Age

Chemist Warehouse stores appear to be running low on goods as allegations emerged that striking workers have been targeted with violence and threats at the picket line.

The indefinite strike at three key Chemist Warehouse distribution centres has been running for nearly two weeks with little progress in talks between the company and union.

On Friday, The Sunday Age visited five Chemist Warehouse stores in inner Melbourne and all appeared to show considerable reductions in stock with numerous empty and thinning shelves.

Chemist Warehouse has become best known for its ultra-cheap prices and its assault on the traditional pharmacy business model in Australia.