Culture and Heritage

What is it like to work in retail?

Retail in today’s world isn’t just about the products – it is about the interaction between people, experience and relationship.

In AS Watson, we have over 130,000 colleagues around the world. Together we serve over 5.5 billion customers every year through our O+O (Offline plus Online) ecosystem. Every day, we work towards a clear purpose: To put a Smile on our customers’ faces today and tomorrow.

Operating numerous award-winning retail brands, ASW provides lots of interesting opportunities in a wide array of functions at the operating Business Units and Group Offices.

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Bringing positive energy to everything we do. A desire to constantly learn and improve. A joy in exceeding customers’ expectations.


Having the company’s interests at heart. The dedication to go the extra mile. The energy to drive results, having a positive impact on the bottom line.


Working with openness, trust and respect. Taking value from alternative viewpoints. Achieving more through synergy and collaboration.


Creating simple, smart and pragmatic solutions that turn strategy into action. Always using proven facts for decisions.


Working smarter to get better every day. Creating more value and better results from new ideas, or new ways of doing things.

Explore Exciting O+O Opportunities at AS Watson

AS Watson provides lots of interesting opportunities, and there are a wide array of functions at the Business Units and International Office. Watch the video below to explore the different careers that power the O+O retail in AS Watson and make customer experience exciting.

When Chairman Meets with New Joiners

Watch the video below when our Chairman Dominic Lai meets with new joiners at AS Watson.

Explore Real People Stories in AS Watson

Our History

With a history dating back to 1841, AS Watson Group is one of the longest standing and most established companies in Hong Kong. From our humble beginning as a local dispensary, AS Watson has now become the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer with a portfolio of over 16,500 offline and online retail presence. Read More about Our History