Connecting with Suppliers
Close collaboration with suppliers is critical to a successful partnership. Superdrug recently hosted its Supplier Conference to reconnect in person with its suppliers. During the conference, they shared their 2022 vision with the suppliers and celebrated some fantastic achievements!
To thank all its business partners who have supported Watsons all these years, Watsons Malaysia held the Watsons HWB Awards 2021 with the theme “An Evening Love Affair”. The event hosted over 100 top business partners via Zoom and celebrated Malaysia's best health, wellness & beauty brands!
Salute to Athletes’ Parents
Watsons Water held an award ceremony to give thanks to the parents of 3 para-athletes and donated HKD 200,000 to support the development of para-sports. In the ceremony, the athletes and their parents shared their life journey to encourage younger generation to pursue their dreams. Watsons Water is proud to be the long-term partner of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled which has made great contributions to the development of para-sports in Hong Kong.
New Skin Advice Service
For the first time in any high street pharmacy store, Superdrug has launched a new skincare and treatment service in all its stores with a pharmacy. Over 160 pharmacists in Superdrug have been trained to provide support for a range of skin conditions such as acne and eczema, so that customers can easily obtain advice about their skin health. The service aims to make expert skin condition advice more accessible to everyone so the consultations will be on a walk-in basis and free of charge.
World Alzheimer's Month
September was World Alzheimer's Month, and The Perfume Shop took this opportunity to rally behind its charity partner Alzheimer's Research UK. It raised awareness on social media and raised funds for this worthy cause. The Perfume Shop donated 50 pence for every personalised ribbon sold and a total of £84,039.02 was raised!
Two-time Olympic Medalist Sarah Lee Sparks a Flame in the Hearts of the Younger
Hong Kong athletes made history with their perseverance and strength by obtaining remarkable achievements at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! To pass on this spirit to the younger generation, A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA) invited Sarah Lee Wai-sze, two-time Olympic Bronze medalist, to interact with the award winners.
In support of Hong Kong Marathon, A.S. Watson Group kept the runners hydrated and energised with Watsons Water and our volunteer team! We are proud to announce Watsons Athletic Club’s athletes got a sweeping victory in the race! We got the Champions in Men’s 10KM Elite(Senior), Women’s 10KM Elite(Senior), Women’s 10KM Elite(Junior), Men’s Half Marathon Elite(Junior), Women’s Half Marathon Elite(Senior), and Men’s Marathon Elite(Senior).
Watson’s Wine co-hosted an Upcycling Workshop with Social Venture Hong Kong. Volunteers from Watson’s Wine and a group of children worked hand in hand to upcycle wooden wine boxes and glass bottles. Two upcycling artists were invited to share their ideas on how to upcycle the materials into lanterns and treasure boxes.
Watsons Develops Successful Partnership with K-Beauty Brands Mise En Scène and COSRX in Asia
Is K-Beauty here to stay? According to the data released by the Korea Customs Service and Korea Cosmetic Association, South Korean cosmetics exports climbed 16.1% to reach nearly USD7.6 billion in 2020 despite the pandemic. In addition, latest research forecasts that the market size of K-Beauty will continue to grow at CAGR 9% from 2021 to 2027*.