A.S. Watson Group Launches Hong Kong-made Own Brand Face Masks


Watsons Water Plant is Converted for Mask Production Automated Production in Dust-Free Clean Room


In response to the unstable global supply of hygienic face masks, A.S. Watson Group announced today its experienced distilled water and beverage manufacturing business, A.S. Watson Industries, has transformed part of its factory into dust-free clean room for producing own brand face masks in Hong Kong. The first batch of masks will be available at Watsons Hong Kong online and physical stores from mid-May.

A.S. Watson Group’s Global Health Survey Reveals
Smiling Makes People Healthier but Stress is the No.1 Barrier to Smile


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

The Dutch are the Healthiest Population in the World
Sales of health products increase 11% due to rising concern on health
World’s No.1 Health and Beauty Retailer Stands Firm with the Public to face COVID-19


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.

Watsons Opens “Play Glam” Concept Store in Tuen Mun
Local First 24/7 Tap & Shop Leads the Future Trend of Digital Retail Experience
World-renowned Beauty Brands Lineup with AI Technology at Makeup Zone


As Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer, Watsons has been striving for innovation and positive reform; recently the company has been investing hugely on retail technology, flexibly integrate technology with retail to achieve online and offline (O+O) innovation, that digital retail brings excitement to the younger generation. Watsons “Play Glam” Concept Store at Tuen Mun Town Plaza grand opened today, the 4,500 sq.ft. store offers various customer interactive experience zones, introducing world-renowned beauty brands lineup at Makeup Zone, with various technologies and smart devices that enrich shopping interactivity and enjoyment for customer experience at a new diversified retail era.

Watsons China Launches WeChat Work and Cloud Stores to Empower One-to-One Customer Service


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Watsons, the flagship health and beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group, has partnered with Tencent-owned WeChat Work to introduce Watsons China’s WeChat Work platform and plan to first launch Cloud-based Stores (Cloud Stores) in Q1. Watsons China is operating 3,800 stores with over 65 million loyal members. The launch of WeChat Work and Cloud Stores enables Watsons China to provide personalised service and round-the-clock shopping experience to customers.

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.

Watsons Opens its 3,800th Store in Mainland China


A.S. Watson Group is delighted to announce the grand opening of its 3,800th Watsons store in mainland China, an important milestone for its market leadership in the country. Located in Kunming, the largest city in Yunnan Province with GDP growth of 8.9% last year, the store is designed to provide one-on-one beauty services to customers, with fully integrated digital experience.

Millennials CSR Committee
Established for the First Time in A.S. Watson


A.S. Watson Group established a global Millennials CSR Committee for the first time featuring 14 young colleagues to help enhance the company’s social responsibilities roadmap. Millennials from 11 markets in Asia and Europe are selected to be on this mission.

A.S. Watson Group Management Announcement


A.S. Watson Group today announced the appointment of Malina Ngai as Chief Executive Officer, A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe) Ltd., the major holding company of A.S. Watson Group companies. Meanwhile, she remains as board member and Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group.