Pharmacy retailer, Chemist Warehouse has opened its 500th store in Australia located in Croydon Central, Victoria.

Chemist Warehouse co-founders, Mario Verrocchi and Jack Gance cut the ribbon to commemorate the milestone achievement for the pharmacy group and officially kick off trade.

Chemist Warehouse hosted a family-friendly day of activity for local Croydon shoppers to celebrate the store opening including free giveaways, Chemist Warehouse games, AFL meet and greets with Collingwood’s Tom Mitchell and Essendon captain Zach Merrett, free coffees, popcorn, face painting and balloon making.

“Chemist Warehouse is committed to providing our customers around the country with easily accessible and affordable health, wellness and beauty solutions, at all times. We are thrilled to introduce our offering to Croydon Central and are extremely proud to be celebrating our 500th store opening, a huge achievement for our business,” Verrocchi said.