Signs of the Chemist Warehouse moving in to the Boundary, a shopping centre on Vitasovich Ave, Henderson, in West Auckland. Details of the new store could not be confirmed as director Azman Haroon could not be reached for comment on this article.
When the first Chemist Warehouse opened in Auckland, the discount pharmacy giant was tipped to swiftly dominate the New Zealand pharmacy market, as it has done in Australia where it has more than 400 stores. A year and a half later, there are five stores in Auckland, with a least one more opening soon. Reporter Jonathan Chilton-Towle examines the impact Chemist Warehouse has had on the Auckland pharmacy scene