Watsons China was ranked 25th among the top retail brands in China, according to the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017” released by PinTu, a renowned business media platform based in China. The recognition reflects that Watsons has become a highly trusted and popular brand and successfully earned customers’ heart in China.
For three consecutive years, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and its retail brands in HK were awarded the Green Office Label in the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) organised by World Green Organisation (WGO), to recognise for our commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace. The group also clinched the Eco-healthy Workplace Label this year by fulfilling the criteria of eco-healthy workplace best practices. Six awards were received this year, for A.S. Watson Group, A.S. Watson Industries, Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS and Watsons Wine.
At Watsons, we always make customers “LOOK GOOD, FEEL GREAT”. The brand has launched a Brand Refresh Campaign throughout 12 operating markets across Asia and Eastern Europe. The best way to live the “Look Good, Feel Great” brand value is to start with our employees, therefore Watsons evolves by introducing brand-new store team uniforms which help project a young, energetic and stylish brand image.
Launches First-ever Point Sharing Mobile App for Customers to Share More, Enjoy More
This year marks the 10th anniversary of MoneyBack, a member reward programme under A.S. Watson Group which was launched in 2007. Entering its 10th anniversary, the Group hosted a celebratory event today and presented to the public the brand new image of MoneyBack. It also announced the launch of the first-ever MoneyBack mobile app which enables members to manage their accounts more conveniently at anytime and anywhere. “Share More, Enjoy More” is the key of the new MoneyBack, members can now share points with family and friends, or let others know about a good deal they found in MoneyBack mobile app with a few clicks. Members can also get more personalised product information and shopping offers which are given out based on their shopping preference.
A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA), Hong Kong’s only territory-wide school sports awards, held the 12th award presentation ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Stadium today. With the participation of 85% of all primary, secondary and special schools in Hong Kong, HKSSA presented awards to 898 student sports elites this year.Launched in 2005, HKSSA opens to all local schools to commend one sports talent from each school every year, recognising the effort made by student sports elites behind their achievements and injecting positive energy into the youth.
FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017 presented by A.S. Watson Group is back this year from 21 to 23 July at the Hong Kong Coliseum. The four prominent teams competing in this tournament include Rio 2016 Olympics Gold Medalist Team China and Silver Medalist Team Serbia, the world’s fifth-ranked Team Russia and world’s sixth-ranked Team Japan. This will be the first encounter between China and Serbia since Rio Olympics Finals last year – and will definitely be the highlight of the tournament and an exciting match for volleyball fans to look forward to. The event’s organizer, the Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, China (VBAHK) revealed details of the tournament in a press conference at Olympian City today.
Watsons China Opens its 3,000th Store in Shanghai A.S. Watson Group Announces First-ever Global Health Index on World Health Day
A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe, announces its global eCommerce businesses delivered a 47% increase in health and beauty sales in 2016.
CK Hutchison’s audited results for the year ended 31 December 2016 (in PDF)