Superdrug lands its first three stores in Southern Ireland


Superdrug lands its first three stores in Southern Ireland

Superdrug, the UK's second largest beauty and health retailer owned by the AS Watson group, today (Sunday, 23 April) confirms its first three stores in Southern Ireland. The retailer announced ambitions to move into Southern Ireland as part of its new store expansion plan back in January and has already identified its first three stores in Omni Park, Talaght and Wexford. The stores are expected to open in late May.

PARKnSHOP committed reducing 40 million plastic bags in a Voluntary Agreement on Plastic Bag Reduction with Environmental Protection Department


PARKnSHOP committed reducing 40 million plastic bags in a Voluntary Agreement on Plastic Bag Reduction with Environmental Protection Department

PARKnSHOP today signed an agreement with the Environmental Protection Department to voluntarily reduce its distribution of plastic bags by 15%, which is equivalent to about 40 million bags a year, within the period from 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007 (as compared to the same period from 2004 to 2005).

Hong Kong Student Sports Awards Recognises sports talents of 600 students


Hong Kong Student Sports Awards Recognises sports talents of 600 students

Six Hundred and sixteen primary, secondary and special school students received today the A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (SSA) from Mrs Carrie Lam JP, the new Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs and Mrs Betty Ip, Principal Assistant Secretary (School Administration & Support) of the Manpower and Education Bureau. Over 1,800 school principals, teachers, parents and family members witnessed this important moment of Hong Kong's future sports stars.

World’s No. 1 and No. 2 Coming to Hong Kong


World's No. 1 and No. 2 Coming to Hong Kong

Organisers proudly confirmed the participation of the World No. 1 and the World No. 2 to play in Hong Kong at the Watsons Water Champions Challenge 2006. Following the end of the WTA Championships in Los Angeles on Sunday, Lindsay Davenport finished the year World No 1 and Kim Clijsters finished No 2! For the tournament in Hong Kong, these positions cannot change.

Superdrug Gets You Through the Night With the launch of UK’s first 24 hour beauty & health store


Superdrug Gets You Through the Night With the launch of UK's first 24 hour beauty & health store

Superdrug, the UK's second largest beauty & health retailer and a subsidiary of the AS Watson Group, announces today (27 October 2005) that it is to trial 24 hour trading in the run up to Christmas. The retailer's Oxford Street store will trade 24 hours from Monday 19 December through to Friday 23 December 2005.

Stars Head for Hong Kong


Stars Head for Hong Kong

Organizers announced today star players to take part in the Watsons Water Champions Challenge 2006. The popular tournament consistently draws some of the biggest names in world tennis. The January event proudly hosts the following stars:

A.S. Watson Group launches Hong Kong’s first student sports awards


A.S. Watson Group launches Hong Kong's first student sports awards

A.S. Watson announced today the launch of the A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (SSA), the first initiative of its kind in Hong Kong targeting at all local primary and secondary students. Under the new programme, awards will be granted to over 1,200 high-performing or potential students in sports nominated by their schools. The programme marks the beginning of a corporate effort to help develop an active sporting culture in welcoming the forthcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics.