Watsons, the leading health and beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, opens its first flagship store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
A.S. Watson Group has worked closely in partnership with brands to help them penetrate specific demographics or enter new markets. Recently this has included Jeffree Star Cosmetics launching exclusively at ICI PARIS XL in Europe, while in Asia we saw a continuing long-term partnership with Maybelline at Watsons Thailand. Both of which, led to a successful and targeted result.
A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, hosted the first-ever ASW Technology Partner Day event in Hong Kong and announced to continue with its Technology Partnership programme in order to build a network of technology expert partners which helps accelerate digital transformation.
As the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, A.S. Watson Group has strived to be ahead of the market when it comes to service and experience, both in store and online. Alongside the launch of “Watsons Pay” in Taiwan and “Watsons Mini Store” in China, the Group has also announced a partnership with Meitu, the image editing software company. These launches are a testament to the business’ commitment to innovating in the eCommerce and social eCommerce area as well as enhancing the online and offline customer experience and connectivity.
A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the retail arm of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited(0001.HK), Yonghui Superstores Co Ltd. (601933.SS) and Tencent Holdings Ltd. (0700.HK) today jointly announced the agreement to form a joint venture to redefine grocery retail in Guangdong, China.
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A.S. Watson Group organised the Project LOL Elderly Visit, a highlighting activity of Global Volunteer Day 2018, with the support of 950 volunteers from the Group’s business units and 45 business partners to visit more than 1,800 singleton elderly in Hong Kong on 14 October 2018.
A.S. Watson Group today announces a global, long-term partnership with Operation Smile, a charitable organisation providing corrective surgery to children born with facial disfigurements. The “Give a Smile” campaign will target to fund surgery for around 1,000 children with cleft palate or cleft lip by the end of 2019, giving them new smiles and fresh hope for a brighter future. This global CSR campaign builds on A.S. Watson Group’s long history of giving; the business began as a single, small dispensary providing free medicine to the needy, 177 years ago.
In a world where customer preferences are ever-changing and they always want to try out something new, loyalty is everything to retailers. That is why A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, is further investing in its loyal customers to give them unparalleled levels of rewards. Today, the Group announces it is rolling out new VIP loyalty programmes worldwide to enhance customer connectivity and plans to extend to all of its 24 markets by early 2019.
A.S. Watson (“ASW“), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, partnered with Procter & Gamble (P&G), one of its long-term global strategic partners, to deliver strategies for product launches that address their objectives through its global customer base, data insights, digital tools, resources and expertise.