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Friday June 9th, 2006

marks the kick off of the world's biggest quadrennial football event, the FIFA World Cup 2006? in Germany. With the World Cup expected to dominate the attention of football fans in Hong Kong, most of whom are men, local women are predicting that the upcoming frenzy of football will have a negative affect on the appearance of their husbands and boyfriends.

Monday May 29th, 2006

PARKnSHOP announced today the launch of a fundraising effort to raise money for victims in Indonesia earthquake disaster.

Friday April 28th, 2006

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.

Sunday April 23rd, 2006

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.

Friday March 17th, 2006

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).

Sunday March 12th, 2006
Six Hundred and sixteen primary, secondary and special school students received today the AS 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.

Friday January 13th, 2006

On 13 January 2006, the first Watsons Personal Care store in Indonesia opened in PONDOK INDAH MALL 2 in South Jakarta.

Tuesday November 15th, 2005

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.

Thursday October 27th, 2005

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.