A.S. Watson news

12 March 2019
A.S. Watson and L'Oréal's AI and AR firm ModiFace have launched a virtual makeup service. Technology driving online and offline integration L'Oréal continues to work with A.S. Watson to develop better beauty experiences for shoppers. Last year, the two businesses launched ColorLab by Watsons . Now, they have launched a new technology that allows shoppers to discover and test makeup in...
17 January 2019
A.S. Watson has provided details of how it has successfully used predictive modelling to help brands successful launch products in its stores. It has shared two examples, Maybelline and Jeffree Star Cosmetics. Working closely with brands A.S. Watson (ASW) has strengthened its long-term partnership with Maybelline in Watsons Thailand, while it has launched Jeffree Star Cosmetics exclusively ...
16 January 2019
German drugstore operator Rossmann has reported sales growth of 5.1% in 2018, achieving €9.46bn in total sales. Strong international performance Drugstore operator, Rossmann, has announced 5.1% growth in total sales for 2018, €9.46bn. The strong result was boosted by impressive sales in its international markets; Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Albania and Kosovo , where ...
11 January 2019
Health and beauty retailer, A.S. Watson, will open its first store in Vietnam on 17 January 2019. Store to be opened in Ho Chi Minh The store will be located in Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is the tallest building in the city. The area is well visited by tourists due to its magnificent views on the Sky Deck. It is also known for its luxurious offices. More ...
06 December 2018
Superdrug extends partnership with cosmetics brand Revolution beauty and rolls out free sore throat service in over 200 branches. Recruiting new shoppers by boosted beauty According to Retail Times, A.S Watson has announced it is partnering with cosmetics brand Revolution Beauty and plans to roll out the brand into more of its store estate. The brand originally launched exclusively in Su...
01 November 2018
A.S. Watson continues to digitally transform its business around the world. Its latest initiatives are to launch a Watsons Mini Store in China and Watsons Pay in Taiwan. Watsons Mini Store to support O2O In China, Watsons has also launched Watsons Mini Store, a WeChat Mini Program that enables shoppers to share in-store experiences via social media and create a more seamless online and offl...
25 October 2018
Tencent has partnered ParknShop and Yonghui to launch a new grocery chain ParknShop Yonghui. Valued at US$170m, the joint venture aims to help both Yonghui and ParknShop expand their businesses in China further. A new grocery chain, ParknShop Yonghui  Yonghui will be the largest stakeholder in the new joint venture, investing US$89.5m for a 50% stake. ParknShop will hold a 40% stake with co...
18 October 2018
CK Hutchison's retail division A.S. Watson and telecom subsidiary 3 have partnered China’s Meitu to launch a new platform that integrates social media and retail. Partnership to enhance shopper experience The new platform will combine beauty with social media, with the companies drawing on their expertise in retail, telecom and AI technology to provide shoppers a better online and offline s...
24 September 2018
AS Watson is rolling out a new global VIP loyalty program to further connect with its customers around the world. VIP loyalty program A.S. Watson plans to make its new VIP loyalty program available across the 24 markets it operates by early next year. The retailer has approx. 130 million members worldwide, but the new program will be invitation-only to reward top customers. Personalised ...
16 August 2018
Watsons launches new makeup concept store in China through its partnership with L’Oréal and Superdrug in the UK is set to offer in-store Botox and filler services. Watsons launches new makeup concept store in China A.S. Watson has partnered with L’Oréal to launch its new makeup concept store in China under the fascia "Colorlab by Watsons". The retailer opened its first Colorlab store in ...