Celebrating the Best in Retail at A.S. Watson Group


Dominic Lai, Group Managing Director of A.S. Watson Group celebrates the store teams’ success with 47 winning store managers

A.S. Watson Group (ASW), one of the largest retail employers in Hong Kong, hosted a global award presentation yesterday to present the best the best store awards to the winning stores of its Hong Kong operations and its 24 operating markets in Asia and Europe. A total of 47 winning store managers selected from amongst its 13,300 store network across 25 markets were honoured for achieving outstanding performance in their respective markets.

A.S. Watson Group Partners With Rubikloud to Build Big Data Capabilities


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A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe, announced today a partnership with Toronto-based Rubikloud as part of its investment in big data capabilities. The Group will invest USD70 million (approximately HKD540 million) in the coming three years on big data, to further enhance customer experience and operational efficiencies using machine learning and data visualisation applications.

A.S. Watson’s International Success Being Recognised


Toby Anderson, CEO - Health & Beauty Asia & Eastern Europe of A.S. Watson Group (2nd from left), receives the Award on 1 December 2016

From a local dispensary to the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe, A.S. Watson Group’s 175 years of global accomplishment was recognised by business leaders at the Hong Kong Business Awards 2016, by winning the “International Award”, proclaiming the Group’s achievement in successful international expansion and operations, and enhancing Hong Kong’s international reputation in the process.

PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory is Awarded HOKLAS Accreditation for Organochlorine Pesticides


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 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.

Project LOL Claims Three Major Awards


Project LOL recently won three major awards: a Gold in Excellence in CSR Strategy from HR Innovation Awards, and two Silvers in “Best PR Campaign – CSR” and “Best Use of Digital” from PR Awards 2016

A.S. Watson Group’s philanthropy programme Project LOL was recently recognised by leaders of the Public Relations and Human Resources professions, proudly winning three awards for the quality of our community services, innovative usage of digital technology and encouraging employees to be a part of CSR programme.

A.S. Watson Group Wins Sustainable Business Award


Officiating guest Christine Loh Kung-wai, OBE, JP, Under Secretary for the Environment, Hong Kong SAR Government (6th from left) presents the Award to representative from A.S. Watson Group

A.S. Watson Group is being 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.

Watsons Hong Kong Wins the HKMA Quality Award 2016 – Certificate of Excellence


Watsons Hong Kong won the “HKMA Quality Award 2016 – Certificate of Excellence” .

Watsons Hong Kong is greatly honored to have won the HKMA Quality Award 2016 – Certificate of Excellence. This was truly a team effort and it brought together people from across our business to really focus on our common goal and allowed us to reflect on the challenges we face. We have been able to crystalize those aspects of A.S. Watson Group’s DNA that make the sustainable growth of Watsons.