Dominic Lai, Group Managing Director of A.S. Watson Group (middle) is joined by two Watsons Malaysia Elite members (3rd from left and 1st from right) , together with Malina Ngai, Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group (4th from right), Alan Heaton, Group Finance Director of A.S. Watson Group (3rd from right), Ann Lau, Group People Director (Asia) of A.S. Watson Group (2nd from right), Rod Routley, Regional Managing Director (Asia) of A.S. Watson Group (4th from left), Caryn Loh, Managing Director of Watsons Malaysia (2nd from left) and Nur Rashmeen, Store Manager of Central i-City store (1st from left) at the opening ceremony of the A.S. Watson Group 15,000th Store Opening Event

A.S. Watson Group Opens Its Worldwide 15,000th Store In Kuala Lumpur

The world’s largest and fastest growing international health & beauty retailer A.S. Watson Group celebrates an important milestone today as it opens its 15,000th store.

Press Release and Appendix: A.S. Watson 10 Years Challenge (in pdf)

A.S. Watson and L’Oréal’s ModiFace drive retail innovation with the launch of virtual makeup try-on service #ColourMe

A.S. Watson and L’Oréal jointly announce the launch of #ColourMe

L’Oréal’s AI and AR company ModiFace and A.S. Watson Group (“ASW”) announce the launch of the virtual makeup try-on #ColourMe, making ModiFace’s industry-leading AR technology available to consumers across Asia on mobile.

Rod Routley, Regional Managing Director -  Asia of A.S. Watson Group, and Chakkaphob Nuangchamnong Business Director of Watsons Vietnam officiate at the store opening ceremony

Asia’s Leading Health and Beauty Brand Watsons Launches in Vietnam

Watsons, the leading health and beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, opens its first flagship store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Service from the Heart

Quality customers services is one of the most important drivers of reputation in the retail industry. ASW always strives to put a smile on customers’ faces by providing excellent service that always meets or exceeds customer expectations. Doris Lee, the store manager of Watsons Taiwan, was honoured the Outstanding Store Manager Award from 210 competitors in the Chain Store Oscar Award held by Taiwanese Chain Stores and Franchise Association (TCFA). Her exemplary performance and positive attitude at work earned her the top accolade.

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Tree Planting in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is home to some of the most diverse ecosystems in Thailand. In an initiative to preserve the habitats of local species, Watsons Thailand engaged its members and staff in a tree planting activity to raise awareness of the importance of forest conservation among local residents.

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We Gave Smiles

A.S. Watson Group sponsored the first “Give a Smile” medical mission to help children with cleft lips and palates in Guizhou, China, giving them a beautiful smile and a brighter future. Colleagues from ASW’s Hong Kong Office, Watsons China and PARKnSHOP China teamed up with Operation Smile medical volunteers to take different roles in the seven-day mission. In all, 145 patients were screened and 92 of them received free surgery carried out by global experts.
Watch the highlight video: https://youtu.be/D22ltwWKELM

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Love Your Lungs

For the fifth year in a row, Watsons Taiwan partnered with Formosa Cancer Foundation for the Love Your Lungs campaign. This year, they invited a renowned local illustrator Miss Undine to create an animation about lung cancer prevention, which is voiced by celebrities Joanne Tseng and Melvin Sia. Watsons Taiwan donated a total of NT$ 1 million, of which a portion will be used to fund lung cancer screenings for women in vulnerable families.

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A.S. Watson Upgrades Digital Experience

As the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, A.S. Watson Group has strived to be ahead of the market when it comes to service and experience, both in store and online. Alongside the launch of “Watsons Pay” in Taiwan and “Watsons Mini Store” in China, the Group has also announced a partnership with Meitu, the image editing software company. These launches are a testament to the business’ commitment to innovating in the eCommerce and social eCommerce area as well as enhancing the online and offline customer experience and connectivity.