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|Traded as||Mercury Drug|
|Founded||1945Philippinesin Bambang Street, Sta. Cruz, Manila,|
|Headquarters||Bagumbayan, Quezon City, Philippines|
Number of locations
|Vivian Que-Ascona (President)|
|Products||Drug and other Pharmaceutical products.|
|Revenue||PHP 42.98 billion (2003)|
Number of employees
|Parent||Mercury Group of Companies, Inc.|
The company began in March 1, 1945 with a single drugstore owned by Mariano Que. He named it after Mercury, the messenger of the gods in Roman mythology, whose caduceus is sometimes used as a symbol of medicine. The store began cutting packaged, bulk items into single pieces and selling them individually; this practice is colloquially called tingí-tingì in Filipino.
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