Watsons Taiwan thanked all colleagues after a year of hard work with the 2020 Best Employees of the Head office and Distribution Center voting. Measured upon Watsons’ core capabilities, a total 34 nominations were received, 14 shortlisted and the final 6 winners awarded cash incentive and medals.
Watsons Singapore ushered in the Year of the Ox by organising a day filled with fun, games and performances. The celebratory mood reached a crescendo with a staff lucky draw, coupled with distribution of red packets and golden chocolate coins by the Fortune God Mascot. New Year Bento Lunch was also served to staff on that day.
Watsons Indonesia mobilised customers to join the “Share, Love & Donate” charity programme, wherein for every purchase of cosmetics at Rp 100k or more, the customer can get the Watsons love pouch for only Rp 9.99 as a donation to the Indonesia Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Tie-up brings the largest health and beauty assortment from over 2,200 Watsons stores to customers’ doorsteps via Grab in six Southeast Asian markets
A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, and Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading super app, today announced the largest O+O (Offline plus Online/ O plus O) health and beauty partnership in Southeast Asia, spanning across six Southeast Asian markets involving over 2,200 Watsons stores. O+O is the new standard for retail, which always involves offline plus online. The traditional O2O model (online to offline or offline to online) from the past generation drove customers from one channel to another, however O+O is totally different. It is more about creating an integrated experience to better serve customers’ needs, that enables them to shop across any channel, anytime, anywhere.
A.S. Watson Group and Hong Kong Christian Service co-organised “Joyful Brain Health”, a train-the-trainer programme which equipped corporate and elderly volunteers with cognitive training knowledge in order to help train their peers with mild cognitive impairment through games and cooking. The programme not only raised awareness on dementia, but also promoted neighbour support and fostered inter-generational harmony.
As part of the programme, Kitchen Uh-oh activity turned elders into waiters/waitresses, allowing them interact and share with volunteers from ASW Group in a fun way, which helps the elders cultivate a sense of self-worthiness by active engagement in the whole programme.
Having a place to meet and mingle during lunchtime has always been a welfare essential in our manufacturing division. A.S. Watson Industries recently collaborated with Hong Chi Association, a social enterprise dedicated to providing training opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities, to offer catering service at the staff canteen. Seeing Hong Chi’s commitment to food quality and good services, and their trainees’ enthusiasm to learn, our staff can rest assured to be well-recharged to face every challenge at work.
Monday blues are common, but not for employees at Watsons Philippines. Thanks to the Grateful Monday quotes, colleagues open the week with positive and mindful thoughts to welcome the week with enthusiasm and motivation.
Watsons is the flagship health and beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group, with more than 3,900 outlets in mainland China. Over 700 of these are in the Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). In an interview for HKTDC, Malina Ngai, Group Chief Executive Officer of A.S. Watson Group and CEO of A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe) shares the company’s experience of operating in the GBA.
Watsons Singapore brought in a Christmas tree and dubbed it the Tree of Love, to celebrate the festive season. All office colleagues were given a heart-shaped card to write their messages and hang it on the tree. The excitement did not end there – the most creative design and meaningful message won the prize.