Easter is coming! To celebrate, GREAT the premier international food hall in Hong Kong will change into a Easter fairyland filled with hundreds of Easter delicacies such as Giant Chocolate Easter Eggs, Easter Chocolate Gift Boxes, Organic Chocolate Gift Boxes, Easter Cartoon Gift Boxes and Mini Easter Eggs.
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.
The Perfume Shop is reporting a very strong Christmas further consolidating its position as the leading fragrance retailer in the UK.
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.
The Kate Moss effect is a known phenomenon in the fashion industry, now Superdrug is the latest retailer to see the Moss magic create serious sales growth for a brand, after widespread coverage of the model with a Superdrug charity tote bag earlier this year. Superdrug launched its fashion brand, True Spirit, in 2005. In the 18 months since the launch, with a range of trends led jewellery, the range has diversified and grown into a G10m business. This growth is forecast to continue with the business being worth over G26m by the end of 2007.
For the first time ever, A.S. Watson Luxury Perfumeries & Cosmetics Europe will be present at MAPIC, the international market for retail estate, from 15 to 17 November 2006 in Cannes, France. A.S. Watson Luxury Perfumeries & Cosmetics Europe is part of the A.S. Watson Group, the retail division of Hutchison Whampoa Limited.
Since its establishment 30 years ago, FORTRESS, Hong Kong's leading consumer electronics and electrical appliances retailer, has continuously offered consumers the most valuable shopping offers, the best all-round customer service and the most exciting shopping experience. To mark its most recent milestone, FORTRESS is giving back to society by sharing its joy with the disadvantaged in our local community. Riding on the beginning of the new school year and the its brand philosophy of 'Inspiring Smart Living', FORTRESS is donating 30 notebook computers to the Hans Anderson Club (HAC), offering a vital opportunity for needy children to learn and be inspired with the help of the latest technology.
The AS Watson Group in the UK today 25 September 2006 announces that it has promoted Euan Sutherland to the position of Chief Executive Officer of AS Watson (Health & Beauty) UK. Euan will continue to manage Superdrug and will take on additional responsibility for Savers in the UK reporting directly to AS Watson's Group Managing Director, Ian Wade.