Watsons Win Six “Top 10 Retailer” Titles in Asia Markets
A.S. Watson Group (ASW) has won the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017 organised by Asia Retail Publishing. The Group’s flagship brand Watsons was ranked high amongst other retail companies in five markets, including Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines, while Watsons China also won the Asia Top Ten retailers in Health & Beauty category.
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With the theme “#GetActive”, ASW and its business units around the world participated in the Global Health Campaign to encourage employees and customers to live a more active, healthy lifestyle.
In Europe, Superdrug partnered with a nutritionist and a fitness ambassador to educate customers about nutrition and exercise while Drogas Latvia provided tips on small everyday steps to help people stay active and healthy.
In Asia, Watsons Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines organised a wide range of activities such as fitness course, fit walk event and offering simple and fun ideas for people to improve physical and mental health.
ASW held the Global Health Campaign and announced our first-ever Global Health Survey, with responses from more than 10,000 customers in 11 European and Asian markets, providing valuable insights into the expectations and needs customers have in personal health and wellbeing. ASW markets also organised activities on health topics to mobilise over 46,000,000 customers around the world to #GetActive
Launches First-ever Point Sharing Mobile App for Customers to Share More, Enjoy More
This year marks the 10th anniversary of MoneyBack, a member reward programme under A.S. Watson Group which was launched in 2007. Entering its 10th anniversary, the Group hosted a celebratory event today and presented to the public the brand new image of MoneyBack. It also announced the launch of the first-ever MoneyBack mobile app which enables members to manage their accounts more conveniently at anytime and anywhere. “Share More, Enjoy More” is the key of the new MoneyBack, members can now share points with family and friends, or let others know about a good deal they found in MoneyBack mobile app with a few clicks. Members can also get more personalised product information and shopping offers which are given out based on their shopping preference.
Happiness starts with a simple smile. With the belief that smiling is one of the most powerful ways of influencing others and spreading happiness, A.S. Watson Group has staged its Global Smile Campaign for the 2nd year, mobilising its 13 retail brands in 24 markets across Asia and Europe to create a positive workplace culture that promoting happiness among employees. This year, more than 300 tailored smile activities and programmes are organised to engage over 130,000 staff across the globe.
A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA), Hong Kong’s only territory-wide school sports awards, held the 12th award presentation ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Stadium today. With the participation of 85% of all primary, secondary and special schools in Hong Kong, HKSSA presented awards to 898 student sports elites this year.Launched in 2005, HKSSA opens to all local schools to commend one sports talent from each school every year, recognising the effort made by student sports elites behind their achievements and injecting positive energy into the youth.