Our Purpose

Who we are

With over 175 years of history, A.S. Watson has evolved from a local dispensary to become the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe. At A.S. Watson, it is our vision to be the world’s leading health, beauty and lifestyle retailer, and with such ambition in mind we work tirelessly to put a smile on our customers’ faces, in order to deliver our promise “We bring MORE to LIFE” – to our customers, colleagues, communities and shareholders.


Our DNA

PASSION+

Bringing positive energy to everything we do. A desire to constantly learn and improve. A joy in exceeding customers’ expectations.

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COMMITMENT+

Having the company’s interests at heart. The dedication to go the extra mile. The energy to drive results, having a positive impact on the bottom line.

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TEAMWORK+

Working with openness, trust and respect. Taking value from alternative viewpoints. Achieving more through synergy and collaboration.

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SCIENCE+

Creating simple, smart and pragmatic solutions that turn strategy into action. Always using proven facts for decisions.

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INNOVATION+

Working smarter to get better every day. Creating more value and better results from new ideas, or new ways of doing things.

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The Group has one of the world’s largest portfolio of retail formats, retail brands and geographical presence. Proudly supported by a global family of over 130,000 staff, the Group is also a member of the world renowned multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Limited, which has five core businesses ‐ ports and related services, retail, infrastructure, energy and telecommunications in over 50 countries.