During the National Apprenticeship Week, Savers organised a myriad of events across the country to showcase the apprenticeship opportunities in their stores. Apprenticeship shows were hosted in various locations including Milton Keynes, Strood, and Birmingham, and were advertised across multiple channels and platforms to both internal and external audiences.
Male employees of all levels at Watsons Russia enjoyed a day of corporate gifts and free food and drinks during International Men’s Day in February. Their hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed and is much appreciated by the company and colleagues.
A.S. Watson Group has worked closely in partnership with brands to help them penetrate specific demographics or enter new markets. Recently this has included Jeffree Star Cosmetics launching exclusively at ICI PARIS XL in Europe, while in Asia we saw a continuing long-term partnership with Maybelline at Watsons Thailand. Both of which, led to a successful and targeted result.
Our business is only as good as our people. That’s why every year, ICI PARIS XL takes the time to recognise and celebrate the people who give the company their best. Awards were handed out to members of staff who excelled at their work, both in stores as well as at the headquarters. All staff members were stimulated and eager to contribute more to their work.
The Perfume Shop supported Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day with colleagues from stores, head office and the warehouse. They celebrated this annual event by wearing festive jumpers and donating to the charity as well as spreading Christmas cheer with customers.
In the weeks running up to Christmas, A.S. Watson London team joined their local charity partner Katherine Low Settlement in a number of charity events. The team whipped up delicious Christmas lunch for the elderly at the community centre, raised money, and collected Secret Santa gifts.
For the 12th time, ICI Paris XL Belgium won the award for Best Retailer of the Year in the perfumery category. This is all down to the hard work of the entire team who work hard to ensure the excellence of our service and products.
A.S. Watson London office celebrated the holiday season early with a Christmas party at the end of November. Held at an exclusive venue, the evening started out with a quiz where winners took home fabulous prizes, followed by food, drinks and merriment aplenty — in the form of bowling and karaoke.
To celebrate International Men’s Day, Superdrug offered male grooming experiences in their head office concierge and café spaces, with the help of L’Oréal, Gillette and Phillips. Male colleagues were treated to free shaving services, along with a chance to win prizes by taking part in other fun activities, such as darts and foosball competitions.
They also celebrated with male colleagues all across Superdrug by posting a series of interviews and blog posts on the internal communication platform, where they shared their experiences with mental health, their journey with Superdrug and more.