A.S. Watson Acquires Dutch Portegies Drugstore

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.

Kruidvat Finance for financial products

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.

Kids Want More time with Fathers

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 successfully completes acquisition of Apex Pharmacy

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.