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ASW Becomes the “No. 1 Retailer” in Hong Kong

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.

A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and A.S. Watson Industries, Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS and Watsons Wine were awarded the Green Office Label and Eco-Healthy Workplace Label

ECO-Healthy Workplace

For three consecutive years, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and its retail brands in HK were awarded the Green Office Label in the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) organised by World Green Organisation (WGO), to recognise for our commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace. The group also clinched the Eco-healthy Workplace Label this year by fulfilling the criteria of eco-healthy workplace best practices. Six awards were received this year, for A.S. Watson Group, A.S. Watson Industries, Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS and Watsons Wine.

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City Food Drive 2017

In the spirit of sharing love and care with people in need, PARKnSHOP Hong Kong joined hands with Food Angel to run “City Food Drive” for the fourth time. Food donation in eight categories were collected from the public at around 280 retail stores, and were delivered to Food Angel for preparing hot meals for the needy. To boost the impact of the charity efforts, PARKnSHOP also matched donation of SELECT brand items donated by the public.

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MoneyBack Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

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.

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Summer Family Outing

In celebration of International Children’s Day, a family outing was organised for PARKnSHOP China employees and their children to learn about organic farming. Fifty families visited an organic farm in Huizhou, Guangdong, and enjoyed picking fruit and going on tours of the farm.

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Green School Programme

PARKnSHOP Hong Kong’s Green School Programme invites all primary and special schools in the city to apply for funding for green projects such as sustainable farming, energy efficiency, waste reduction and recycling. The programme provides students with wonderful opportunities to learn about environmental protection in practice.

PARKnSHOP's Food Safety Laboratory is granted the Accreditation for Organochlorine Pesticides Residue Testing under the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS)

PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory is Awarded HOKLAS Accreditation for Organochlorine Pesticides

PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory received the Accreditation for Organochlorine Pesticides Residue Testing under the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS), granted by the Hong Kong Accreditation Service under the Innovation and Technology Commission, recognising PARKnSHOP’s capabilities to conduct such professional tests. Reports issued by the PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory are now internationally recognised.

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A.S. Watson Group wins Sustainable Business Award

A.S. Watson Group was recognised once again for our commitment and concerted efforts in forging a sustainable business development, by winning the “Sustainable Business Award” for the second straight year.

The “Sustainable Business Award 2016” was organised by World Green Organisation, which measured Hong Kong corporations’ achievements in building quality working environment, working towards environmental protection, conducting business responsibly and involving the community effectively.

There were eleven winners this year, with A.S. Watson being the only company from the health & beauty retail sector.

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City Food Drive 2016

PARKnSHOP joined hands with Food Angel and launched the “City Food Drive” campaign. Six categories of food were donated by the public at 280 retail stores of the Hong Kong supermarket chain. PARKnSHOP collected and delivered the donated items to Food Angel, to be prepared into hot meals for those in need.
To elevate the impact of the charitable efforts, PARKnSHOP matched donations of SELECT brand items by the public.
Over 26,000 items were collected from the public. Together with PARKnSHOP’s matching donation and the funds raised in stores, the campaign collected nearly 40,000 food items and made a contribution of over HK$1 million to Food Angel.

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Bakery Workshop for Hong Chi Students

Every year, the PARKnSHOP Volunteer Team in Hong Kong partners with the Hong Chi Association to run workshops for students at Hong Chi schools, giving them an opportunity to enjoy a fun day with PARKnSHOP volunteers at stores.

In September 2016, to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival, we organised a cookie workshop for students of the Hong Chi MorningHill School, Tsui Lam. Students unleashed their creativity, making delicious rabbit cookies under the guidance of PARKnSHOP pastry chefs and volunteers. The students also visited Watsons stores, accompanied by volunteers, to shop and learn about daily necessities and food.