A.S. Watson news

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 ...
02 August 2018
The world's largest international health and beauty retailer, A.S. Watson, has posted its results for the first half ending 30 June. Strong H1 results A.S. Watson's retail division, which is split into five subdivisions, Healthy & Beauty Western Europe, China, Asia, Eastern Europe and Other Retail, ended the first half of 2018 with over 14,432 stores across 24 markets - a 7% increase compar...
04 July 2018
Superdrug reports 2.3% growth in revenue in the year to 30 December 2017,  pre-tax profits also increased by 16% to £92.9m. Driven by strong LFL growth and new store openings Health and beauty specialist, Superdrug has revealed 2.3% growth in total revenue to £1.2bn in 2017 and pre-tax profits increased by 16% to £92.9mn. The positive result was driven by 2.5% growth in LFL store sales a...
26 June 2018
We take a look at how retailers are becoming increasingly imaginative in executing seasonal within the health and beauty category. M&S’ Beauty Box: providing value on summer essentials The new beauty box is available to purchase for £15 when spending £40 or more on Clothing, Beauty and Homeware. The content of the box is worth a total of £135 and includes a range of both full size and sa...
06 June 2018
A.S. Watson has announced plans to open 1300 new stores this year, equalling a new store every seven hours. Plans to roll out a new store every seven hours A.S. Watson has announced plans to add 1300 new stores to its global portfolio, totalling to a new store every seven hours. A.S Watson currently operates 14,300 stores, across 24 different markets, under 12 different fascias. The r...
06 June 2018
Superdrug is set to launch its own mobile network which will offer discounted connectivity to its loyalty card members. Partnered with Three Customers that join the network will be entitled to double BeautyCard points when they make purchases in store. Superdrug has partnered with mobile network Three, also owned by CK Hutchinson, to power the mobile platform. The move will bring two ...
05 June 2018
Watsons has opened a new concept store at the heart of the business district in Central, Hong Kong. Eat, drink, game, beautify Located at Cheung Kong Center, the recently opened CKC18 store integrates A.S. Watson's various formats into one space. The new store also runs lifestyle events to engage shoppers. CKC18 is divided into four sections, eat, drink, game and beautify: the international...
04 June 2018
Watsons is expanding its presence in Indonesia; growing its store network, renovating existing stores and strengthening its online proposition.  Expanding outside of Java Island in Indonesia Watsons, operated by PT Duta Intidaya Tbk in Indonesia, is set to expand its presence further. Previously, the company focused expansion in Java, especially in Jabodetabek. Watsons is now targeting expa...