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Wednesday June 29th, 2005

AS 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.

Monday June 27th, 2005

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.

Tuesday June 21st, 2005

A. S. Watson Group launched Hong Kong's first and best boutique style fine food hall, GOURMET, today in Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay. Offering a new concept in fine food shopping in the city centre, GOURMET features the highest quality and most exclusive international food products in peak seasonality, and some of the most personalised customer services. Guests are guaranteed a GOURMET experience in this new haven for Hong Kong connoisseurs.

Tuesday May 31st, 2005

Watson's Personal Care Stores Sdn Bhd (Watsons), the Malaysian unit of Hong Kong-based AS 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.

星期二 5月 24日, 2005

AS Watson,the retail and manufacturing division of Hutchison Whampoa Limited, announced today a recommended cash offer of 221.9 million (the "Offer") for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Merchant Retail Group PLC, a UK listed specialist perfume retailer.