Grand Opening of Living Ideas Opens Up, New World of Lifestyle Shopping for Hong Kong Consumers

Living Ideas, a brand new retail concept, was inaugurated today in Heng Fa Chuen, Hong Kong Island. It brings together a wide range of globally-sourced home products and accessories, from bedding, kitchenware and tableware through bath towels and to AV equipments, to provide an endless source of lifestyle inspirations for the chic-minded.

Enjoy a Delicious Rite of Spring at the GREAT Sakura Festival

GREAT, Hong Kong's premier international food hall is launching the Sakura Festival from April 20 to May 10, 2007 to celebrate Japan's cherry blossom season with Sakura Related Products, Health Black Bean Products, Healthy Drinks and Kids Soda, Sweets and Munchies, Japanese Gourmet Food and Japanese Fruits and Vegetables. To enhance the festive mood, different food stalls are set up with master chefs from Japan demonstrating authentic street-style snacks during the promotion period.

Organisational Announcement

A.S. Watson announces that the transition mission following the acquisition of Marionnaud by the A.S. Watson Group now being completed, Hugues Witvoet, CEO of the Luxury Division, is leaving the Group to meet other professional challenges. A.S. Watson would like to thank Mr Witvoet for the work carried out on the operational and strategic projects, particularly the restructuring of logistics, modernisation of the information systems and development of the new concept store for Marionnaud recently presented with success.

A.S. Watson Luxury Division to launch its first European Christmas Charity Initiative

As part of its global Corporate Social Responsibility programme, A.S. Watson is launching an initiative this Christmas through its newly established Luxury Division across Europe aimed at generating funds and awareness with a commitment from different operations to donate a portion of their sales to their favourite local charity organisations.