A.S. Watson Sponsors the First Green Hackathon in Hong Kong

A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and HKRMA co-organised the first Green Hackathon in Hong Kong, aiming to encourage young people to develop innovative ideas to promote green awareness and practice amongst customers and retail industry.

A.S. Watson x Operation Smile Guizhou Surgical Mission


A.S. Watson Group hosted a medical mission with Operation Smile to help cleft children in Guizhou, China. A total of 145 patients have been screened and 92 of them received free surgeries conducted by experts from different parts of the world. Every single child has the rights to smile and we hope that this mission will give them a beautiful smile and a brighter future.

Amorepacific Group and A.S. Watson Group Form Strategic Partnership

Global beauty company Amorepacific Group is pleased to announce that it has entered into global strategic partnership with leading global health & beauty giant A.S. Watson Group, a strategic retail partner with wide and scalable distribution platforms in Asia and Europe both offline and online.

A.S. Watson Uses Predictive Modelling to Deliver Successful Product Launches

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.

Thinking GREEN

Watsons Water Hong Kong has recently kicked off its 5-year vision with cross-sector Go Green initiatives, bringing together stakeholders and recyclers to make collective efforts to reduce the bulk of plastic bottle waste. It has launched two innovative vending machines, namely “Green Point Smart Water Bottle Reverse Vending Machine” and “Green Point Smart Water Refilling Machine”, that will help turn back the tide of plastic pollution. The former accepts empty bottles for recycling and the latter allows empty bottles to be refilled. These machines are the first of 500 planned for Hong Kong.

We Gave Smiles

A.S. Watson Group sponsored the first “Give a Smile” medical mission to help children with cleft lips and palates in Guizhou, China, giving them a beautiful smile and a brighter future. Colleagues from ASW’s Hong Kong Office, Watsons China and PARKnSHOP China teamed up with Operation Smile medical volunteers to take different roles in the seven-day mission. In all, 145 patients were screened and 92 of them received free surgery carried out by global experts.
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A.S. Watson Continues Technology Partnership Programme to Accelerate Digital Transformation

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.

A.S. Watson Upgrades Digital Experience

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.