A.S. Watson Group wins the “Sustainable Business Award”

A.S. Watson Group is recognised as one of the top ten corporations in Hong Kong winning the “Sustainable Business Award”, organised by World Green Organisation

Organised by World Green Organisation, the first “Sustainable Business Award” presentation ceremony was held on 18 December 2015. A.S. Watson Group was one of the ten corporations receiving the “Sustainable Business Award”, in recognition of its outstanding achievements in quality working environment, environmental conservation, business practices and community involvement. A keen supporter on corporate social responsibility, A.S. Watson Group has always strived to actively achieve sustainable development and promote green office culture.

Hong Kong-based A.S. Watson Group Celebrates its 175th Anniversary With Activities to Support the Government’s “Appreciate Hong Kong” campaign

Mrs. Carrie Lam, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong SAR Government (6th from right), Mr Dominic Lai, Group Managing Director of A.S. Watson Group (5th from left) and the Group’s management team kicked off the company’s momentous 175th anniversary.

(Hong Kong, December 14, 2015) 175 years ago, a small dispensary opened in Hong Kong as one of the very first pharmacies in the city. Today, this Hong Kong-based dispensary, the forerunner of A.S. Watson Group (the “Group”), has grown into the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, with over 12,000 stores operating in 24 markets in Asia and Europe. Established in 1841, the Group will celebrate its momentous 175th anniversary in 2016. The celebrations kicked off with a cocktail event today officiated by Mrs Carrie Lam, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong SAR Government and Mr Wu Siu-hong, MH, Champion of the 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup.

A.S. Watson Loyalty Members Exceeded 100 Million Worldwide

Dominic Lai, Managing Director of A.S. Watson Group (4th from right), Malina Ngai, Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group (5th from right), Peter Macnab, Superdrug Managing Director (4th from left) and management team jointly host ASW 100 Millionth loyalty club member celebration at Superdrug’s Lakeside store

On 23 November, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) reached a significant milestone in its global retail business, with the worldwide 100 million loyalty members recruited in its health and beauty brand Superdrug in the UK.


Innovation takes centre stage as new Fortress flagship store opens in Times Square

The 10,000 square-foot store includes more than 100 world-renowned brands and 2,300 fantastic products. The store is divided into lifestyle zones, offering a spacious environment for interaction with customers.

A futuristic new Fortress flagship store has opened in Times Square, bringing Hong Kong consumers the latest technology from new and trusted brands in a high-tech hub where they can try, buy and browse. Our dedication to innovation is behind this pioneering new store format, which includes more than 2,300 fantastic products and provides Hong Kong’s digitally savvy shoppers with a destination for discovery.

A.S. Watson Group Opens its 12,000th Store Worldwide in Hong Kong

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A.S. Watson Group (the “Group”), a subsidiary of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited(“CK Hutchison”), reached a new milestone today with the opening of its flagship Watsons store on Yun Ping Road in Causeway Bay, marking the Group’s 12,000th retail store in the world.

ASW Tops Digital Excellence Award in Retail

ASW Tops Digital Excellence Award in Retail

In the latest 14th Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Asia Pacific Conference, A.S. Watson Group was honored with the ECR Recognition Award in the Digital category, in recognition of its outstanding achievements in digital and eCommerce. Organised by the ECR Asia Pacific Council, GS1/ ECR Hong Kong and co-organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, this prestigious award aims to recognise the outstanding performance of corporations for their expertise in digital excellence.

Service from the Heart – Watsons Singapore Tops Service Excellence Awards

Service from the Heart – Watsons Singapore Tops Service Excellence Awards

Shone in the latest SRA (Singapore Retail Association) Service Excellence Awards (EXSA), Watsons Singapore was recognized as the No. 1 Health & Beauty Retailer in Singapore and won the 2nd place of the Best Retailer Award. Stepping into its 20th anniversary, the EXSA is a national award that recognizes entrepreneurs & individuals who have delivered outstanding service. It seeks to encourage service excellence, develop service models, inspire service staff to scale new heights and raise the prestige of a career in services.

Inclusive Workplace Recognition to ASW


A.S. Watson is again awarded as an Inclusive Organisation in the Talent-Wise Employment Charter 2014-2015, jointly organised by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of HKSAR and the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee. The Scheme aims to encourage employers of all trades and sectors to provide more employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, thereby unleashing their potential, enabling their self-reliance, fostering social integration and building a caring and supportive society for all.

ASW HK Student Sports Awards Celebrates 10th Anniversary

A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA), one of the most recognised local youth sports awards, celebrated its 10th anniversary at Queen Elizabeth Stadium with the theme of “Yes I can!”,  a bold statement which reflects the students' spirit of tireless pursuit of excellence and exemplary sportsmanship, and our hope to develop a generation of young people with a more active and positive lifestyle.  With the participation of over 85% of all primary, secondary and special schools in Hong Kong, HKSSA presented awards to a record high of 941 student sports elites this year.