Green Plates for All

Wellness experts often advocate for the importance of getting 5 A Day — five portions of fruits and vegetables to stay happy and healthy. To encourage employees to stay ahead of their wellness goals, Watsons Russia offered Green Plates in the office, with fresh fruits and vitamin supplements.

Donating Retired Uniforms

Watsons Russia underwent a company-wide rebrand where old uniforms were retired and donated to the first charity store in Russia — aptly named “Thank you”. All proceeds went to socially vulnerable groups in the country.

Asia’s Leading Health & Beauty Brand Watsons Launches in Russian Market and Opens Its First Store

Watsons, the leading health & beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, opens its first flagship store in Vosstaniya Street in St. Petersburg, Russia. Watsons is the flagship health & beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health & beauty retailer established in Hong Kong in 1841.

Involving University Graduates

Staff from Spektr visited educational institutions in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, on 30 June, with the aim of attracting prospective new employees for Spektr. They also educated and inspired the students about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a positive attitude.

Spektr 25th Anniversary

The anniversary celebration of Spektr in 2016 coincided with A.S. Watson Group’s 175th Anniversary. In line with the double festivities, plenty of events and activities were organised for employees, including celebratory photo shoots and a fun contest on social media.

“Be Visible” Campaign

Spektr carried out a “Be Visible” campaign to promote night-time road safety for children. Reflective pendants and stickers for children to use at night were sold in Spektr stores, and all proceeds went to the charitable foundation Advita, which helps children with oncological disease. The campaign also included training films on TV, and the distribution of posters and educational material about road safety for children. On the last day of the campaign was a festival for children, featuring the announcement of the results of a competition, and prize-giving.