A.S. Watson Group Opens Its Worldwide 15,000th Store In Kuala Lumpur


Dominic Lai, Group Managing Director of A.S. Watson Group (middle) is joined by two Watsons Malaysia Elite members (3rd from left and 1st from right) , together with Malina Ngai, Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group (4th from right), Alan Heaton, Group Finance Director of A.S. Watson Group (3rd from right), Ann Lau, Group People Director (Asia) of A.S. Watson Group (2nd from right), Rod Routley, Regional Managing Director (Asia) of A.S. Watson Group (4th from left), Caryn Loh, Managing Director of Watsons Malaysia (2nd from left) and Nur Rashmeen, Store Manager of Central i-City store (1st from left) at the opening ceremony of the A.S. Watson Group 15,000th Store Opening Event

The world’s largest and fastest growing international health & beauty retailer A.S. Watson Group celebrates an important milestone today as it opens its 15,000th store.

Press Release and Appendix: A.S. Watson 10 Years Challenge (in pdf)

A.S. Watson and L’Oréal’s ModiFace drive retail innovation with the launch of virtual makeup try-on service #ColourMe


A.S. Watson and L’Oréal jointly announce the launch of #ColourMe

L’Oréal’s AI and AR company ModiFace and A.S. Watson Group (“ASW”) announce the launch of the virtual makeup try-on #ColourMe, making ModiFace’s industry-leading AR technology available to consumers across Asia on mobile.

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


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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.

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


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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.

Asia’s Leading Health and Beauty Brand Watsons Launches in Vietnam


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Watsons, the leading health and beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, opens its first flagship store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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


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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.

A.S. Watson Continues Technology Partnership Programme to Accelerate Digital Transformation


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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


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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.

Two Leading Retail Pioneers, A.S. Watson Group & Yonghui, and the World-Leading Internet Service Company, Tencent, Announce a Joint Venture to Create the Largest Grocery Retailer in Guangdong


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A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the retail arm of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited(0001.HK), Yonghui Superstores Co Ltd. (601933.SS) and Tencent Holdings Ltd. (0700.HK) today jointly announced the agreement to form a joint venture to redefine grocery retail in Guangdong, China.