Watsons World Cup Promotion keeps men in top condition for football frenzy


marks the kick off of the world's biggest quadrennial football event, the FIFA World Cup 2006? in Germany. With the World Cup expected to dominate the attention of football fans in Hong Kong, most of whom are men, local women are predicting that the upcoming frenzy of football will have a negative affect on the appearance of their husbands and boyfriends.

Watsons Joins with Shun Tak Group to Achieve Greater Share of Health & Beauty Retail Market in Macau


Watsons, Asia's leading personal care retailer marked its latest milestone today by partnering with the number one property developer in Macau, Shun Tak Group, to open the most innovative and largest flagship store in Macau, Hong Kong and China. The new flagship store is located in the heart of Macau's tourism district on Senado Square. With an investment of over HK$5 million, Watsons Macau flagship store continues the retailer's total commitment to customer satisfaction by offering an exceptional store environment, professional services, ultimate product range and shopping offers.

Superdrug lands its first three stores in Southern Ireland


Superdrug, the UK's second largest beauty and health retailer owned by the AS Watson group, today (Sunday, 23 April) confirms its first three stores in Southern Ireland. The retailer announced ambitions to move into Southern Ireland as part of its new store expansion plan back in January and has already identified its first three stores in Omni Park, Talaght and Wexford. The stores are expected to open in late May.

PARKnSHOP committed reducing 40 million plastic bags in a Voluntary Agreement on Plastic Bag Reduction with Environmental Protection Department


PARKnSHOP today signed an agreement with the Environmental Protection Department to voluntarily reduce its distribution of plastic bags by 15%, which is equivalent to about 40 million bags a year, within the period from 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007 (as compared to the same period from 2004 to 2005).

Hong Kong Student Sports Awards Recognises sports talents of 600 students


Six Hundred and sixteen primary, secondary and special school students received today the A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (SSA) from Mrs Carrie Lam JP, the new Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs and Mrs Betty Ip, Principal Assistant Secretary (School Administration & Support) of the Manpower and Education Bureau. Over 1,800 school principals, teachers, parents and family members witnessed this important moment of Hong Kong's future sports stars.