Why There’s No Mercury Drug in SM malls? – Have you ever wondered why there is no Mercury Drug in SM malls here in Philippines? well… here’s the story..
Mr. Henry Sy, the owner of SM was a very ambitous man.
He wanted to get rich more than 2 decades ago.
He tried many business to get enough income but failed.
After trying so hard to make both ends meet; he finally have enough money to start a small business.
It acrossed to his mind to build a small Shoe store.
He thought that how could he get customers.
An idea popped out.
He noticed that Mercury drug which is big drug store and been to the business for many years has many loyal customers coming to them.
He approached the owner and asked if he can rent and place his small shoe store there even with a very small portion.
He was not allowed and got embarrased even though he asked politely.
He promised to himself… that … Mercury drug will never step in his life when he get rich.
Now, Mr.Sy is the richest man in the Philippines because of his own will and determination.
Now he never let a Mercy Drug Store do business in his malls like SM.
Also he franchised a store Watson which is a drug store and that’s the substitute for Mercury Drug
Why There’s No Mercury Drug in SM malls?