ASW Project LOL Elderly Day 2016 Visits to 1,750 Singleton Elderly to Celebrate 175 Years of Caring spirit


(Hong Kong, April 17, 2016) To celebrate the 175th anniversary of A.S. Watson Group (the “Group”) and to support the Government’s “Appreciate Hong Kong” Campaign, the Group launched a philanthropy programme “Project LOL” (the “Project”). “Elderly Day 2016” (the “Visit”) held today is a large-scale volunteer activity under the Project, a volunteer team consists of over 1,300 volunteers from the Group, our 5 business units and 39 business partners visited more than 1,750 singleton elderly in Hong Kong. We were honoured to have Mr Matthew Cheung, GBS, JP, Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Hong Kong SAR Government to kick-off the visit and cheer for the volunteers.

A.S. Watson eLab Appoints Mtel as Mobile Solution Partner

A.S. Watson eLab Appoints Mtel as Mobile Solution Partner

(Hong Kong, 11 Mar 2016) As a strategic move to accelerate the enhancement of mobile engagement with customers, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) eLab has announced today the appointment of Mtel as its Asia mobile solution partner for the next three years. In 2016 alone, MTel will deliver 9 mobile apps for ASW eLab in Asia. Operating in 25 markets worldwide, A.S. Watson Group is the largest international health & beauty retailer in Asia & Europe. This appointment would make Mtel, a leading digital solution agency based in Hong Kong, a strategic partner of ASW’s customer-centric retailing approach.

Watsons reaches agreement with Baidu Waimai


A.S. Watson Group’s (ASW) flagship retail brand Watsons has reached an agreement with Baidu Waimai, one of China’s fastest-growing O2O (online-to-offline) platform to provide high quality and convenient shopping experience, making Watsons products available to over 30 million shoppers in 120 cities in the Mainland.

A.S. Watson is Named Top Employer

A.S. Watson Group wins the Top Employers 2016 certification, in recognition of its efforts in human resources

A.S. Watson was awarded the Top Employers 2016 certification, which is only awarded to the best employers around the world – companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings, with all critical areas of the Human Resources environment assessed.

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.