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 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
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According to a large-scale consumer survey* conducted with 14,000 consumers in 7 Asian regions, the frequency of Asian traveling to other Asian countries every year is 1.7 times on average. Among all, Hong Kong people travel 2.2 times yearly, ranking second across Asia and are preceded only by Singaporean, who travel 2.7 times per year. Hong Kong is not only one of the hottest traveling destinations in Asia but also the most popular tourist hotspot among thousands of customers in the Greater Bay Area, 70% of which choose Hong Kong as their favourite traveling hotspot.
Procter & Gamble’s long-time project “Like A Girl” is aimed at supporting teenage girls going through puberty. Watsons Ukraine and P&G joined forces by donating 1 Ukrainian Hryvnia for every Always Ultra pack sold. The programme was so popular Watsons decided to extend it to six boarding schools where the girls need even more support due to poor family and life conditions. Watsons Ukraine made a pledge on Facebook to donate as much hygiene products as likes they receive and as a result, over 3000 were donated to the schools.
The world’s largest and fastest growing international health & beauty retailer A.S. Watson Group celebrates an important milestone today as it opens its 15,000th store.