150,000 Masks for Elderly


150,000 Masks for Elderly

A.S. Watson Group and Watsons Hong Kong donates 150,000 pieces of surgical mask to vulnerable elders in 10 districts through our social networks with Hong Kong YWCA, YMMSS, St. James’ Settlement and Hong Kong Christian Service to save them queuing for hours for the masks amid the pandemic. Volunteers help pack the masks in small bags for easier distribution.

A.S. Watson Group’s Global Health Survey Reveals
Smiling Makes People Healthier but Stress is the No.1 Barrier to Smile


A.S. Watson Group’s Global Health Survey Reveals

The Dutch are the Healthiest Population in the World
Sales of health products increase 11% due to rising concern on health
World’s No.1 Health and Beauty Retailer Stands Firm with the Public to face COVID-19


Happier People are Healthier, according to the findings in a global health survey released by WISE, involving 5,500 respondents in 10 markets in Asia and Europe. The survey asked respondents to rate their own health and whether they smile enough, the results showed that happier people who smile more perceive themselves as healthier. 91% of respondents says they believe that smiling and laughing have lots of health benefits, yet only 66% smile enough and mainly stopped by stress. By generation, Gen Z smiles more and are happier than the more mature groups including Gen Y, Gen X and Boomers. And Gen Z tends to consider themselves as healthy.

Watsons China Launches WeChat Work and Cloud Stores to Empower One-to-One Customer Service


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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.

The Perfume Shop Sheffield Store is Selected as Top Retail Concept


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.

Give a Smile Thailand Medical Mission



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.

Millennials CSR Committee
Established for the First Time in A.S. Watson


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.