A.S. Watson Group the largest international health and beauty retailer has announced a major recruitment drive as it looks to employ almost 200 new colleagues across Europe and Asia for its digital business, eLab.
A.S. Watson Group won the Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) award in the Transport, Storage & Distribution category, which is a great testament to its deeply engrained culture of risk management across its supply chain. The group also scooped a Gold Medal Award at the 2018 event for being one of the few businesses to have secured five or more Gold Awards at previous RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.
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To promote health and fitness, the ASW UK office staff were invited to participate in the “Beat The Exec” challenge using a wellness mobile app. Participants accumulated over 7.5 million steps over a four-week period, which is the equivalent of walking from London to Istanbul, then on to Kiev. The individuals who completed the most steps also won a special medal and company-wide recognition.
Members of the eLab team in London shared their passion with the younger generation by visiting Addison Primary School to talk to the children about possible future careers in digital. The team-members spoke about which subjects they loved at school; why they chose careers in design, content and social media; how they became experts in their fields, and what they do on a day-to-day basis for A.S. Watson. The children asked interesting and insightful questions and were inspired by what our eLab colleagues do.
Superdrug opened its 800th store in the UK, marking an important milestone of A.S. Watson Group (ASW) in the market. The new store located in Edge Lane in Liverpool, which is one of Superdrug’s new retail park formats and this bigger space allows the full range of products to be showcased and with focus to make up brands.
The Perfume Shop celebrated Halloween with a difference, with staff organising awareness-building and fundraising activities for dementia in stores and in the head office. The funds collected were donated to the research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK.