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

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

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.

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

A.S. Watson’s International Success Being Recognised

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.

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Health & Wellness Corners

Watsons Thailand sought to encourage their Head Office and Warehouse staff to take care of their health and reduce work stress, by providing a dedicated location in the offices that promoted healthy habits. These Health and Wellness corners provided recreational and sports equipment, height and weight measurement equipment and health information leaflets.

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 is Awarded HOKLAS Accreditation for Organochlorine Pesticides

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 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

Project LOL Claims Three Major Awards

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.

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 Wins Sustainable Business Award

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.

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A.S. Watson Group wins Sustainable Business Award

A.S. Watson Group was 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.

The “Sustainable Business Award 2016” was organised by World Green Organisation, which measured Hong Kong corporations’ achievements in building quality working environment, working towards environmental protection, conducting business responsibly and involving the community effectively.

There were eleven winners this year, with A.S. Watson being the only company from the health & beauty retail sector.