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Australia Shocking moment hoarders fill FIVE shopping trolleys with baby formula at a Coles supermarket in a Westfield shopping centre

09:20  04 april  2020
09:20  04 april  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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hoarders fill FIVE shopping trolleys with baby formula at a Coles supermarket in a Westfield Video shows five trolleys filled with baby formula outside a Sydney supermarket Footage was captured by an outraged shopper at Coles in Hurstville The video was filmed at the Coles supermarket at Hurstille's Westfield Shopping Centre in

The woman was shopping at Coles in Sunnybank on Sunday morning, when the shoppers began running from the store with multiple tins in hand. A second video emerged on Monday morning, this time showing frantic people stripping shelves of baby formula at a Coles supermarket in western

A video has emerged online which appears to show shoppers hoarding baby formula.

In the video, a woman is seen placing tins of the product into a trolley near the checkout, with four other full trolleys seen nearby.

The video was filmed at the Coles supermarket at Hurstille's Westfield Shopping Centre in Sydney on Friday night by an outraged shopper, who later shared it on social media. 

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Stockpilers of baby formula have been criticised for their greed by an international consumer expert as they continue to exploit the loophole that allows them to fill supermarket trolleys with the coveted tins. Video filmed at a Brisbane Woolworths on Sunday, and obtained by 7 News, shows the professional

a close up of a store: A video has emerged online which appears to show a number of shoppers hoarding baby formula © Provided by Daily Mail A video has emerged online which appears to show a number of shoppers hoarding baby formula

'In the height of a worldwide pandemic and empty shelves in your stores everyday, can you please explain to me how people, who are known hoarders of baby formula, are still able to get around your store policy and buy your whole supply of baby formula in one hour?' she wrote.

The shopper said she arrived at 9pm to do her grocery shop while the store was quiet when she saw the full trolleys.

She said there were four customers who were buying four tins of formula at a time, placing the product in a trolley outside the store and returning to buy more.   

'Four trolleys full of baby formula sold tonight... Nothing was left behind the counter for your customers tomorrow. Your staff said as long as it is 4 per transaction it's ok because you need to sell your products,' she wrote. 

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A mother-of-one believes she is no longer safe shopping at her local supermarket after claiming a fellow Amid the ' baby formula crisis' major supermarkets Coles and Woolworths were forced to implement a Baby formula is a lucrative market , with some people earning in excess of 0,000

Pictured: A woman shops at a supermarket in Marrickville, Sydney. Panic-buying due to the coronavirus pandemic has caused frenzied shoppers to Pictured: Shoppers at a Woolworths store in Double Bay, Sydney. 'Amazing as it might seem, we are still seeing almost double our normal demand

In the video a woman is seen placing tins of the B2 product into a trolley outside the cash register where a line of four other trolleys brimming with the product. © Provided by Daily Mail In the video a woman is seen placing tins of the B2 product into a trolley outside the cash register where a line of four other trolleys brimming with the product.

'Parents and our Australian childcare centres can't even get formula to feed the babies we care for. Time to re-think policy again!'

A spokesperson for Coles said they were frustrated to hear about stockpiling.

'It's disappointing when any customer doesn't comply with the product limits that are in place to ensure everyone has access to the essential groceries they need,' the spokesperson said. 

a store inside of a building: The video was captured at the Coles supermarket at Hurstille's Westfield Shopping Centre (pictured) on Friday night by an outraged shopper who shared it on social media © Provided by Daily Mail The video was captured at the Coles supermarket at Hurstille's Westfield Shopping Centre (pictured) on Friday night by an outraged shopper who shared it on social media 'Coles is committed to ensuring our customers have access to infant formula and as a result we are limiting sales quantities to four units per customer. 

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Matt Ward was at a shopping centre in Melbourne’s CBD on Sunday when he claims he saw the group in action. “They all had shopping carts hidden behind a sushi shop outside of Woolworths,” Mr Ward told Yahoo News Australia. “They would each buy two baby formulas and come out and put the

A Melbourne woman has filmed the moment dozens of shoppers grab tins of baby formula before Coles staff The footage shows at least a dozen shoppers queuing behind a trolley of formula with shopping baskets. 'Desperate' mum's plea after catching baby formula hoarders emptying shelves.

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'Where formula is unavailable, we encourage customers to speak with their local store manager.' 

Coles and Woolworths introduced limits for baby formula after a rise in stockpiling behaviour stripped shelves of the product. 

The limits were put in place due to a rise in 'daigou shoppers' - who bulk buy tins of formula to sell for a profit overseas.

It's estimated there are at least 80,000 daigou shoppers in Australia. 

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