– Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% and electricity intensity by 30% before 2030
– Restore 10,000 perfect smiles by providing free surgeries to kids with cleft lips and palates by 2030
A.S. Watson Group and its 13 global retail and manufacturing brands today announce the launch of their refreshed Social Purpose along with 2030 Sustainability Vision.
Tie-up brings the largest health and beauty assortment from over 2,200 Watsons stores to customers’ doorsteps via Grab in six Southeast Asian markets
A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, and Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading super app, today announced the largest O+O (Offline plus Online/ O plus O) health and beauty partnership in Southeast Asia, spanning across six Southeast Asian markets involving over 2,200 Watsons stores. O+O is the new standard for retail, which always involves offline plus online. The traditional O2O model (online to offline or offline to online) from the past generation drove customers from one channel to another, however O+O is totally different. It is more about creating an integrated experience to better serve customers’ needs, that enables them to shop across any channel, anytime, anywhere.
A.S. Watson Group and Hong Kong Christian Service co-organised “Joyful Brain Health”, a train-the-trainer programme which equipped corporate and elderly volunteers with cognitive training knowledge in order to help train their peers with mild cognitive impairment through games and cooking. The programme not only raised awareness on dementia, but also promoted neighbour support and fostered inter-generational harmony.
As part of the programme, Kitchen Uh-oh activity turned elders into waiters/waitresses, allowing them interact and share with volunteers from ASW Group in a fun way, which helps the elders cultivate a sense of self-worthiness by active engagement in the whole programme.
PARKnSHOP and Watsons Hong Kong teamed up with MARS to share a smile with the people of Hong Kong. With every purchase of MARS Wrigley and BE-KIND products worth HK$20 or above at PARKnSHOP and Watsons Hong Kong stores, MARS donated products of the same value to 10 NGOs to help those in need.
Malina Ngai, Group Chief Executive Officer of A.S. Watson Group and CEO of A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe)shares the company’s experience of operating in the GBA
Watsons introduces the StyleMe tablet powered by augmented reality (AR)
Watsons is the flagship health and beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group, with more than 3,900 outlets in mainland China. Over 700 of these are in the Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). In an interview for HKTDC, Malina Ngai, Group Chief Executive Officer of A.S. Watson Group and CEO of A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe) shares the company’s experience of operating in the GBA.