A.S. Watson Continues Technology Partnership Programme to Accelerate Digital Transformation

A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, hosted the first-ever ASW Technology Partner Day event in Hong Kong and announced to continue with its Technology Partnership programme in order to build a network of technology expert partners which helps accelerate digital transformation.

A Spooktacular Day at Work

The team at Drogas Latvia got creative on Halloween and upped their costume game at work, with many putting in extra effort to dress up for the occasion. Some went as far as designing their own outfits from head to toe and adorning the office space with festive decorations.

Green Plates for All

Wellness experts often advocate for the importance of getting 5 A Day — five portions of fruits and vegetables to stay happy and healthy. To encourage employees to stay ahead of their wellness goals, Watsons Russia offered Green Plates in the office, with fresh fruits and vitamin supplements.

Supporting Women in Business

Superdrug has always been passionate about lifting women up to reach their full potential. For the second year, Superdrug sponsored the Women in Business category at the local Business Awards in their head office hometown of Croydon. The awards saw 450 local businesses come together to celebrate the achievements of leaders and innovators. The winner of the Women in Business category went to Julie Agbowu, CEO of All Inclusive Training.

A.S. Watson Group Announces Partnership with Operation Smile Global “Give a Smile” Medical Charity Campaign

A.S. Watson Group today announces a global, long-term partnership with Operation Smile, a charitable organisation providing corrective surgery to children born with facial disfigurements. The “Give a Smile” campaign will target to fund surgery for around 1,000 children with cleft palate or cleft lip by the end of 2019, giving them new smiles and fresh hope for a brighter future. This global CSR campaign builds on A.S. Watson Group’s long history of giving; the business began as a single, small dispensary providing free medicine to the needy, 177 years ago.

Global Volunteer Day 2018

A.S. Watson Group hosted its 8th Global Volunteer Day to encourage its business units around the world to serve the local community and bring more love and smiles to the people in need. This year, more than 7,000 volunteers spending over 66,500 hours to serve over 35,000 people in the market we operate. The beneficiary groups included children in schools, orphanages and hospices, elderly, underprivileged families, patients and healthcare institutions, local communities, green groups, the mentally and physically challenged.

A.S Watson Appreciates Loyal Customers Through Global Roll-out Of VIP Programme

In a world where customer preferences are ever-changing and they always want to try out something new, loyalty is everything to retailers. That is why A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, is further investing in its loyal customers to give them unparalleled levels of rewards. Today, the Group announces it is rolling out new VIP loyalty programmes worldwide to enhance customer connectivity and plans to extend to all of its 24 markets by early 2019.

Give a Smile – gives hope to cleft children around the world

To support Operation Smile which provides free and corrective surgery to children with cleft conditions, A.S. Watson Group and its business units launch Give a Smile Global CSR Campaign and organise different activities to educate employees and customers about cleft conditions as well as raise funds for the cleft children, giving them new smiles and fresh hope.

Since May 2018, numerous fundraising activities have been held across Europe and Asia. Kruidvat Netherlands and Moneyback Hong Kong launched the customer point donation platforms; Watsons China and FORTRESS organised social media games for customers; Watsons Philippines and PARKnSHOP China donated a percentage of sales to Operation Smile; Watsons Taiwan and ICI PARIS XL Benelux produced themed charity sales items such as tote bag and reusable mask; PARKnSHOP Hong Kong partnered with suppliers to produce a children activity book for redemption.

MORE activities are coming up. Follow our facebook and #igiveasmile today on social media to contribute to this life-changing campaign!