The partnership created the very first Watsons stores in SM Megamall and The Podium (Ortigas) and has since seen rapid growth. Watsons operates 275 stores within the Philippines, which 231 are drugstores (as of Jan 31, 2012, today). Building on its long-standing reputation for quality and innovation, Watsons caters to many different lifestyles with an unrivalled variety of merchandise. Watsons' mission is to help folks around the globe to appear good, feel wonderful and have fun. We provide a unique experience to customers through interesting shopping environments, professional advice, and most of the inspiration they have to live wonderfully within and outside. Watson's Personal Care Stores is the biggest health care and beauty care chain-store in Asia. Watsons strives to ensure that their customers receive the most excellent deal for their money through monthly promotions, special offers, and continuous customer promotion plans. Each Watsons shop properties the best brands from manufacturers all over the world and also carries its own competitively priced, premium quality brands and private labels. With greater than 1,000 brands including medications, cosmetics, and colognes to general merchandise and personal care items, Watsons Your Personal Store provides just the best health, wellness, and beauty solutions to each and every customer.