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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 Continues Technology Partnership Programme to Accelerate Digital Transformation

A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, hosted the first-ever ASW Technology Partner Day event in Hong Kong and announced to continue with its Technology Partnership programme in order to build a network of technology expert partners which helps accelerate digital transformation.

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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.

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Two Leading Retail Pioneers, A.S. Watson Group & Yonghui, and the World-Leading Internet Service Company, Tencent, Announce a Joint Venture to Create the Largest Grocery Retailer in Guangdong


A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the retail arm of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited(0001.HK), Yonghui Superstores Co Ltd. (601933.SS) and Tencent Holdings Ltd. (0700.HK) today jointly announced the agreement to form a joint venture to redefine grocery retail in Guangdong, China.

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Sustainable Business Award

A.S. Watson Group wins the Sustainable Business Award and also the most prestigious honour Sustainable Leadership Award organised by World Green Organisation, recognising our commitment and concerted efforts in forging a sustainable business in workplace quality, environmental protection, operation practice and community engagement.

Based on Meitu’s advanced facial recognition and AI analysis technology, “Magic Mirror” enables users to apply real time makeup virtually in Watsons Hong Kong stores from late-October 2018 onwards

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A New Business Model that Seamlessly Integrates Social media and Retail is Built to Enhance Online and Offline Interaction with Customers