Australia's largest pharmacy retailer. Operates under the brands Chemist Warehouse and My Chemist.
|My Chemist Retail Group||AUS||website|
|My Chemist Retail Group|
In December 2016 Chemist Warehouse was ordered to back-pay more than $3.5 million for mandatory online training its workers did in their own time. Some 5976 employees, making up almost two-thirds of the retail pharmacy chain's workforce, have been paid back an average of about $600 for the training following an extensive Fair Work Ombudsman audit.
Source: news article (2016)
In 2018 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld a complaint about ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The ads were subsequently withdrawn.
Source: TGA Complaints Register (2018)
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2015 and 2020 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The ads were subsequently discontinued or modified.
Source: Advertising Standards Bureau (2020)
|Revenue||2.3 billion AUD (2014)|
|Subsidiaries||McPherson's Ltd (10% owned)
Personal care and household products
Established in 1860, with operations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Has acquired several health and beauty brands in recent years including A'Kin, Moosehead, Maseur and Dr LeWinn's.
- G. Mitchell & Co Pty Ltd
The largest insole manufacturer in Australia and the southern hemisphere. Acquired by McPherson's in 2012.
- Multix Pty Ltd
Plastic wraps, bags and foil manufacturer
1 manufacturing plant in Clayton, Victoria.
- Cosmex International Pty Ltd
Health & beauty products
Acquired by McPherson's in 2012
- Private Formula International Pty Ltd
Skin care products
Founded in Australia by American plastic surgeon, Dr LeWinn. Acquired by McPherson's in 2013.
Products / BrandsChemist Warehouse
McPherson's (10% owned)
Akin Skin Care
Davinci Mens Grooming
Dr Lewinn's Skin Care
Footcare Foot Care
Footcare Shoe Care
Funky Monkey Hair Styling
Glam by Manicare Cosmetics
Kotia Skin Care
Manicare Nail Care
Maseur Foot Care
Maseur Shoe Care
Moosehead Hair Styling
Moosehead Mens Grooming
Multix Cake Decorating
Multix Foil/Cling Wrap/Bags
Odour Stop! Shoe Care
Revitanail Nail Care
Smartskin Skin Care
Sugar Baby Tanning Lotions
Sugar Baby Skin Care
Swisspers Cotton Buds/Balls
Swisspers Skin Care