In 1948, Ramesh Trading was founded by Mr. Hakoomal S. Mirchandani as a General Merchandise store in Escolta, Manila called Regent Quality Store under the company name Regent Merchandising. The company was established before World War II. After the outbreak of the war, the place of business was moved to Rizal Avenue, Sta. Cruz, Manila as a retailer / wholesaler / importer of general merchandise.
In 1956, the company transferred its operation to 553 Rosario St. (now Quintin Paredes St.), Binondo Manila.
In 1979, the company changed its name to Ramesh Trading Company, a domestic mercantile partnership engaged in the importation, distribution, trading, and wholesaling of Baby / Infant Products and Accessories.
The change in the name of the company was done in memory of the youngest son (named Ramesh) of the founder who passed away at a very young age. It also moved its office to Room 303, 3rd Floor, Singson Building, Plaza Moraga, Manila.
In 1989, with the rapid growth of the company and increasing demands of the customers, an opportunity for expansion came about. From a small place in Manila, the company transferred to a modern three-story building in Makati. With this move storage of merchandise capacity tripled in terms of space.
The company implemented an information technology & enterprise resource planning system that improved the working environment & enhanced the working style of the employees. This would help the company cater better to the needs of clients.
This system has been successful as it allowed the company to monitor the sales, credit & collection, and inventory system with greater accuracy and efficiency, and has, therefore, resulted in better service to the clients and a substantial increase in orders and deliveries.
The company’s aggressive sales force spreads all over the country capturing the substantial market and sales volumes for every product it handles. It has successfully established over one thousand accounts nationwide.
In 2006, Ramesh Trading Company changed its business type to a CORPORATION as part of its efforts to improve itself in the new millennium coupled with the entry of the 3rd Generation now handling the Business.
In 2015, In line with the celebration of its 65th year anniversary, the company transferred to a huge 5-floor facility in Pasay city to accommodate the growing business. It is a lot area of 2,000 square meter property where the Warehouse, Distribution Center, Office, & Showroom is all consolidated in the same building complex to further improve the company’s overall efficiency & effectiveness rating & speed up its operations.
In 2017, the Pasay Facility had a major fire & the company had to move its operations to the Taguig facility. Below is the news coverage video of this fire incident. It is expected to return to the newly constructed building in Pasay in 2023.
In 2023, the Pasay Facility was finally rebuilt and the company moved back its office, warehouse and showroom operations back to its original Pasay Headquarters.
After 75 years of its existence, the company has successfully branched out its endeavors into importing, wholesaling, and distributorship of various products. The company will continue to provide the same products and services on which it has built its reputation in the industry FOR THE PAST 75 Years.
The company has evolved from a General Merchandise store, to one of the most stable trading & distribution companies in the country.
Today, in terms of products availability, quality, durability, and affordability we, at RAMESH TRADING CORPORATION are enjoying a reputation as being one of the most reliable suppliers in the country.