with its “Get Rewards Around The Town” 18 District Cross-Merchant Consumer Spending Stimulation Reward Scheme
A.S. Watson Group is delighted to launch the “Get Rewards Around The Town” 18 District Cross-Merchant Consumer Spending Stimulation Reward Scheme (“The Scheme”) on 16 September (Wednesday). MoneyBack members can simply use the MoneyBack App to enjoy a wide variety of in-store exclusive benefits from almost 3,000 outlets, ranging from major food and retail chains to small neighbourhood stores. The scheme aims to stimulate local consumption, which in turn will help to revitalise and give Hong Kong’s economy a much needed boost.
A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, today announced the launch of ‘Global Smile Campaign’, as the kick-off event to mark its 180th anniversary in 2021.
The world’s largest international health and beauty retailer brings
Asia’s No. 1 brand Watsons to the Middle East consumers
Omar Al Futtaim (right), Al Futtaim Group’s Vice-Chairman and Dominic Lai (left), A.S. Watson Group Managing Director signed the agreement in January to launch Watsons in GCC, with the first store being opened in October
Al-Futtaim, one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses and A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, jointly announced today that they have reached an exclusive franchise agreement to launch the flagship health and beauty brand Watsons in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, announced a Global COVID-19 Survey conducted by WISE in April. Over 22,000 consumers across over 20 markets in Asia and Europe shared their shopping intentions post-COVID. The pandemic has changed the way consumers shop and live, with the value of relationships becoming increasingly high. The survey revealed that all respondents want to get back to retail store and to have human connections again.
CK Hutchison’s unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2020 (in PDF)
Free Registration as Partners to its 3.7 Million Members Moneyback Loyalty Programme
Donating 1.8 Million WatsMask as Incentive to Promote Cross-Retailer Shopping
The COVID-19 pandemic has so far impacted significantly people’s daily lives and all industries. As an effort to prepare for consumer spending stimulation when the COVID-19 situation eases, A.S. Watson decides to open up Moneyback, the largest loyalty programme in town, to help all retailers to promote their business for free. The planned campaign is expected to encourage cross-retailer shopping in all 18 districts.
A.S. Watson becomes the first health and beauty retailer to sign-up to the New Plastics Economy (NPE) Global Commitment to reduce plastic waste.
A.S. Watson has taken a Group membership with the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
A.S. Watson has banned all Own Brand and consumer brand products with microplastics in all stores by January 2020
A.S. Watson Group has announced to take on further responsibility for environmental sustainability by being the first health and beauty retailer to sign-up to the New Plastics Economy (NPE) Global Commitment to reduce plastic waste. It also has taken a Group membership with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to help address the environmental impact of palm oil.
FORTRESS joined hands with Evangelical Lutheran Church Hong Kong and ran the Student Mentorship Programme for six consecutive years. Nearly 20 students from Po Chiu Catholic Secondary School participated this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was the first time for FORTRESS to conduct the programme online. The team introduced the brand story of FORTRESS and shared job interview skills. The students also had the opportunity to experience smart products from TechLife by FORTRESS and created a promotional video to learn and foster their interest in the electronic retail industry.
As part of our commitments to promote sustainable and responsible Own Brand products, A.S. Watson has taken a group membership to the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (“RSPO”), a leading organisation promoting social and environmental compliance in the palm oil industry.
Sustainable palm oil has been introduced in various Own Brand products such as Kruidvat and Superdrug Brands. As a part of our strategy, we are expanding the selection of Own Brand products to be produced with RSPO-certified palm oil, offering more sustainable choices to our customers.
A.S. Watson is a signatory of the New Plastic Economy Global Commitment and pledges to reduce the overall impact of its own brand packaging by:
• Eliminating unnecessary packaging by 2030, avoiding over-packaging and phasing out PVC
• Targeting to use a minimum of 20% recycled plastic content in plastic packaging by 2025 , if supply permits it
• Promoting packaging that is more recyclable or reusable