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

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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.

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.

Let’s Bike It

Employees at the Watsons Russia office skipped buses and cars and went to work by bicycle instead. They did this to raise awareness to environmental protection, reduce their carbon emission, contribute to economic efficiency and last but not least, to help maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Start the Day Right

For those of us who work in an office in front of a computer all day, it can be difficult to get exercising. That’s why this year the colleagues at A.S. Watson Europe celebrated the International Yoga Day by inviting professional teachers for a morning yoga session. Everyone felt energised after the stretches and brimming with positive energy ready to tackle their daily challenges.

Giving the Gift of Life

A single donation of blood can save up to three lives. That’s why on World Blood Donor Day, employees from Drogas Lithuania stores and offices participated in the blood drive and had the opportunity to help people in need. There is no greater feeling than to give the gift of life – the Drogas team knew this and is always trying to give this gift whenever they can.

Recognised for Accident Prevention

A.S. Watsons UK Health & Safety Team work tirelessly to improve the safety, health and wellbeing of co-workers at all levels, as well as bring business benefits that go beyond the scope of health and safety.

The team attended the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents 2019 awards ceremony where they were recognised in the Transport, Storage and Distribution, and Commercial and Business Services categories. This is a great recognition to serve as a call-to-action for a step-change in the delivery of accident prevention across the country.