Career Mentorship Programme


FORTRESS and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong jointly organised a career mentorship programme for Form 3 to 6 students, enabling them to gain an insight into the retail industry through various activities including store and warehouse visit, interview workshop and job placement.

Turn the Light Off


PARKnSHOP Hong Kong, Watsons Hong Kong and Fortress have signed up the Hong Kong Charter on External Lighting, to mitigate the problems of light nuisance and energy wastage caused by external lighting. The charter, organised by the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department, involves more than 4,000 shops and other businesses turning off decorative and promotional lighting that affects the outdoor environment between 11pm and 7am every day. 151 PARKnSHOP stores, 93 Watsons stores and 25 Fortress stores are proudly taking part in the activity.

Innovation Takes Centre Stage As New Fortress Fagship Store Opens In Times Square


The 10,000 square-foot store includes more than 100 world-renowned brands and 2,300 fantastic products. The store is divided into lifestyle zones, offering a spacious environment for interaction with customers.

A futuristic new Fortress flagship store has opened in Times Square, bringing Hong Kong consumers the latest technology from new and trusted brands in a high-tech hub where they can try, buy and browse. Our dedication to innovation is behind this pioneering new store format, which includes more than 2,300 fantastic products and provides Hong Kong’s digitally savvy shoppers with a destination for discovery.

Happy Company 2015


Promoting Happiness-at-work

A.S. Watson Group (ASW) places great value on people development and believes a happy workplace help increase employee engagement and productivity. With such belief in mind, ASW and its four affiliate brands in Hong Kong– Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS and Watson’s Wine are awarded the Happy Company logo in the “Happy Organisation Label Scheme” for the second year running. The recognition is jointly organised by the Promoting Happiness Index Foundation and the Hong Kong Productivity Council, demonstrating ASW’s continued commitment in promoting a positive and happy working environment.

2014 Hong Kong Retail Management Association Service & Courtesy Award


Three colleagues of our Group, including Ford Yin Fei Helen (Guest Relations Manager, Great – Pacific Place), Law Wing Shan (Senior Sales Advisor,  Fotress – New Tai Po) and Wong Chi Hin (Sales Advisor, Fotress – New Town Plaza), won the “Outstanding Performance Award” of the 2014 Hong Kong Retail Management Association Service & Courtesy Award.

Promoting Happiness-at-work


Promoting Happiness-at-work

A.S. Watson Group and its four affiliate brands – Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS and Watson’s Wine are awarded the Happy Company logo in the “Happy Organisation Label Scheme” jointly launched by the Promoting Happiness Index Foundation and the Hong Kong Productivity Council, putting our support into action in building a happy workplace for employees.

Nurturing our own


Nurturing our own

FORTRESS and Watsons Hong Kong has become the first retail chain in their sectors to provide staff with courses recognised by the Qualifications Framework established by the Hong Kong SAR government, helping to improve staff's service standard and aid their career progression.