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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.

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Watsons Ranked High in Latest China Retail Brands Research

Watsons China was ranked 25th among the top retail brands in China, according to the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017” released by PinTu, a renowned business media platform based in China. The recognition reflects that Watsons has become a highly trusted and popular brand and successfully earned customers’ heart in China.

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

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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.

Brand-new Uniforms - (From left) Health & Fitness Advisors, Dietitian, Pharmacist, Store Manager, Emily Wong, Regional Marketing Director of Health & Beauty Asia (Middle), Store Manager, Beauty Advisors and General Staff

Watsons Kicks Start its Brand Refresh Campaign With New Uniforms Designed by HK Fashion Design Student

At Watsons, we always make customers “LOOK GOOD, FEEL GREAT”. The brand has launched a Brand Refresh Campaign throughout 12 operating markets across Asia and Eastern Europe. The best way to live the “Look Good, Feel Great” brand value is to start with our employees, therefore Watsons evolves by introducing brand-new store team uniforms which help project a young, energetic and stylish brand image.

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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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Sharing Togetherness

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are obliged to fast from sunrise to sunset. On 19 June, Muslim staff and children from orphanages were invited to celebrate break fasting in Watsons Indonesia office. We shared togetherness and happiness and enjoyed a delicious dinner together.

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Sending Love to the Countryside

Watsons Taiwan created a landing page on its eStore called “Charity Zone”, featuring selected items. Customers were able to purchase cartons of four Own Brand products (tissue paper, anti-bacterial cleansing wipes, body wash and shampoo) for the Good Shepherd Social Welfare Foundation, and Watsons helped deliver to the Foundation.

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Chestnut Run 2017

Chestnut Run, the biggest annual sports and charitable event in Ukraine, has been held every Spring for the past 25 years. More than 15,000 participants take part in the race to save the lives of many children with heart disease.

A team from Watsons Ukraine participated in this year’s Chestnut Run, for the fifth year in a row. For them, the run was not only a fun team-building exercise but also a charitable act. The funds raised was used to purchase essential equipment and surgical supplies for the Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Children’s Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Ukraine.

Mr Wilfred Ng, SBS, JP, President of The VBAHK (5th from left, 2nd row), Ms Jacqueline Cheung, Customer Director, Marketing, Watsons Hong Kong under A.S. Watson Group (6th from left, 2nd row) together with famous Chinese Volleyball team players Ms YANG Fangxu (5th from right, 2nd row) and Ms Sun Yue (4th from left, 2nd row) attend the press conference to announce the tournament details of FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017 presented by A.S. Watson Group.

FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017 presented by A.S. Watson Group Restage of exciting Rio Olympics Finals in Hong Kong

FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017 presented by A.S. Watson Group is back this year from 21 to 23 July at the Hong Kong Coliseum. The four prominent teams competing in this tournament include Rio 2016 Olympics Gold Medalist Team China and Silver Medalist Team Serbia, the world’s fifth-ranked Team Russia and world’s sixth-ranked Team Japan. This will be the first encounter between China and Serbia since Rio Olympics Finals last year – and will definitely be the highlight of the tournament and an exciting match for volleyball fans to look forward to. The event’s organizer, the Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, China (VBAHK) revealed details of the tournament in a press conference at Olympian City today.

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Interview & Beauty Workshop

Watsons Hong Kong volunteer team joined hands with the Hong Kong Single Parents Association again to spread love and care to single mothers. An “Interview & Beauty Workshop” was held in April to encourage them to stay independent and get back into the workforce. 13 volunteers shared the latest information about the job market, held mock interviews, led make-up practice sessions, and gave helpful tips to the participants.