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A.S. Watson has posted its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Total retail revenue was up 4% in local currencies, but flat at HKD169.2bn (US$21.8bn) after foreign currency translation impacts.

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A.S. Watson has opened a Watsons Play Glam concept store at Tuen Mun Town Plaza, Hong Kong. Digitising in-store and increasing shopper interaction The grand opening of Watsons Play Glam was on 20 th January. It operates approx. 418 sq m / 4,500 sq ft, carrying more than 15,000 products from 7,100 health and beauty brands. The store has various customer interactive experience zones, a stron...
A.S. Watson has announced expansion plans for Superdrug and Savers in the UK. 80 new stores between Superdrug and Savers The Grocer reports that Superdrug and Savers plans to open 80 new stores between them this year – around 30 and 50 respectively. However, A.S. Watson is planning to close some of its existing Superdrug stores and reopen them as Savers. Around 20 Superdrug stores are set t...
The health and beauty retailer has partnered with Tencent to bring customer service to a new level through innovative use of social media. Launch of round-the-clock one to one service The partnership with Tencent allows Watsons China to launch a new WeChat Work platform and Cloud Stores. The WeChat platform acts as a new communication channel that customers can add store staff as WeChat ...

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