Watsons, the largest personal store in Hong Kong, celebrated another milestone today with the launch of NEW Watsons at the Capitol Centre flagship store in Causeway Bay. More than HK$20 millions is invested in the brand-wide transformation to NEW Watsons which will be rolled out progressively across all of the 170+ Watsons stores over the next 12 months.
A.S. Watson Health and Beauty Continental Europe announced yesterday the acquisition of Portegies Drugstore in the Netherlands. Portegies was founded in 1865 and has grown into a drugstore chain of 38 outlets located mainly in Randstad and Central Netherlands with approximately 280 employees.
As of Tuesday 28 June Kruidvat offers a new financial product: het Kruidvat Krediet. The assortment of the always surprising drugstore chain offers consumers a personal loan against a very sharp interest rate.
Today a group of fathers and kids celebrated Father's Day by playing sport together at Watsons Athletic Club's "Mini Olympics"at Maritime Square. Results of a recent survey were also revealed, showing kids wanted more time with their fathers and sport is ranked as the top activity they wish to do with their fathers.
Watsons teamed up with cosmetics brands L'Oreal and Maybelline to launch the "Win everyday at Watsons" lucky draw in June, giving away the final grand prize MINI Cooper and L'Oreal products of more than HK$1.3 million. It is expected that some 170 lucky customers will win in the daily rewards.
Watson's Personal Care Stores Sdn Bhd (Watsons), the Malaysian unit of Hong Kong-based A.S. Watson Group (ASW), today announced the successful acquisition of Apex Pharmacy Sdn Bhd (Apex Pharmacy) from Apex Healthcare Bhd (AHB), a Bursa Malaysia main board-listed company.