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 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 announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Prenetics, a leading genetics and digital health company in Asia and Europe. Watsons Hong Kong is the first market in Asia to launch Circle DNA in its network of over 240 stores, and it will also be available online at www.watsons.com.hk.
Watsons, the leading health and beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, opens its first flagship store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Watsons One Pass© is launched to allow loyalty members to enjoy member benefits when they shop overseas in Watsons
Employees at the Watsons Russia office skipped buses and cars and went to work by bicycle instead. They did this to raise awareness to environmental protection, reduce their carbon emission, contribute to economic efficiency and last but not least, to help maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.
Watsons Malaysia’s colleagues were invited to participate in plastic recycling workshops to raise their awareness on how plastic affect our environment and daily lives, how we can reduce single-use plastic as well as transform and upcycle used plastic to something useful. The first workshop taught participants how to turn used plastic bottles or skincare containers into planting pots and the second showed them how to make jewellery holder by using plastic straws.
In June, volunteers from A.S. Watson Group and Watsons China participated in Give a Smile medical mission sponsored by the Group in Yunnan, China. It’s was such a life-changing mission that helped the cleft children regain smiles and confidence. In all, 72 patients received free surgery carried out by global experts. The mission not only changed the future of the children but also their family.