Watsons Celebrate 1000+ Stores in the Philippines

Friday, February 03, 2023

If you've been seeing a lot of Watson's stores in your area, chances are it's with good reason. They now have over 1000 stores in the country and has never been closer to you and your community, bringing your favorite brands and medicines (including theirs!) into your homes.

Dominic Lau of Watsons say "This is a remarkable milestone in the Philippine market since 2002. It was just like yesterday and we have expended rapidly, becoming the most loved brand in the country. Aside from the 1000th store, we are also celebrating our 20th year and we want to strengthen our connections even more to better  serve our customers offline or online. I want to thank our business partners, for playing an essential role in our success including SM who has supported us since our first store in the country. Our tremendous work is a result of your smile, your passion, in every one of our stores especially the customers in the Philippines who love Watsons. We are committed to expand our presence in then Philippines and do good in the community and the planet through our sustainability programs."
Watsons Managing Director Danilo Chiong says "Seeing you all here makes me feel warm and grateful. Our growth is the fault of our hardworking colleagues. Our flagship store is a testament to your loyalty and strength of our partnership. It has been exceedingly clear that online shopping has been a necessity to serve our customers better. Our store is now digital and we named it "Watsons North Edsa Grand", it's a celebration and raises the bar in opening new stores and look forward to brighter days with you. We want to put a smile to our customers faces and thank you for celebrating with us!"

Watsons plans to introduce a modern retail concept for in store and online shopping. With customers at heart, they will make their stores as core touch points, enabling technology and big data and make customers shop conveniently in all their platforms. The flagship store is a modern interactive store that will have data, big screens for vitamins, refilling stations, sustainability area, which they plan to implement in other stores soon. This is their O+O experience plan to make customers get what they need wherever they are, to hopefully also have 1360 stores in 2026.


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