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.

World’s No. 1 and No. 2 Coming to Hong Kong

Organisers proudly confirmed the participation of the World No. 1 and the World No. 2 to play in Hong Kong at the Watsons Water Champions Challenge 2006. Following the end of the WTA Championships in Los Angeles on Sunday, Lindsay Davenport finished the year World No 1 and Kim Clijsters finished No 2! For the tournament in Hong Kong, these positions cannot change.

Superdrug Gets You Through the Night With the launch of UK’s first 24 hour beauty & health store

Superdrug, the UK's second largest beauty & health retailer and a subsidiary of the AS Watson Group, announces today (27 October 2005) that it is to trial 24 hour trading in the run up to Christmas. The retailer's Oxford Street store will trade 24 hours from Monday 19 December through to Friday 23 December 2005.