As Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer, Watsons has been striving for innovation and positive reform; recently the company has been investing hugely on retail technology, flexibly integrate technology with retail to achieve online and offline (O+O) innovation, that digital retail brings excitement to the younger generation. Watsons “Play Glam” Concept Store at Tuen Mun Town Plaza grand opened today, the 4,500 sq.ft. store offers various customer interactive experience zones, introducing world-renowned beauty brands lineup at Makeup Zone, with various technologies and smart devices that enrich shopping interactivity and enjoyment for customer experience at a new diversified retail era.
Watsons, the flagship health and beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group, has partnered with Tencent-owned WeChat Work to introduce Watsons China’s WeChat Work platform and plan to first launch Cloud-based Stores (Cloud Stores) in Q1. Watsons China is operating 3,800 stores with over 65 million loyal members. The launch of WeChat Work and Cloud Stores enables Watsons China to provide personalised service and round-the-clock shopping experience to customers.
A.S. Watson, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, has launched The Perfume Shop’s first experiential concept store in Sheffield, UK. It has been lately ranked as one of the Top 47 Best New Retail Concept Stores in the world by Insider-trends.
A.S. Watson Group Millennials CSR Committee members attended the “Give a Smile” medical mission with our global NGO partner Operation Smile, in Mae Sot, Thailand. The Committee members were part of our volunteer team to reach out to the cleft patients and their families and took different roles in the mission. A.S. Watson Group’s “Give a Smile” campaign has funded surgery for around 1,500 children with cleft palate or cleft lip since its launch in 2018, giving them new smiles and hope.
A.S. Watson Group is delighted to announce the grand opening of its 3,800th Watsons store in China, an important milestone for its market leadership in the country. Located in Kunming, the largest city in Yunnan Province with GDP growth of 8.9% last year, the store is designed to provide one-on-one beauty services to customers, with fully integrated digital experience.
A.S. Watson Group established a global Millennials CSR Committee for the first time featuring 14 young colleagues to help enhance the company’s social responsibilities roadmap. Millennials from 11 markets in Asia and Europe are selected to be on this mission.
A.S. Watson Group today announced the appointment of Malina Ngai as Chief Executive Officer, A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe) Ltd., the major holding company of A.S. Watson Group companies. Meanwhile, she remains as board member and Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group.