Watsons, a flagship brand of A.S. Watson Group, is Asia’s largest health & beauty retailer, currently operating over 3,200 stores and more than 900 pharmacies in 12 Asian and European markets, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Korea, Indonesia, Turkey and Ukraine.
Watsons operates more than 282 shops in Ukraine and over 20 in-store pharmacies in 89 cities. More than 3,000 employees serve approximately 2.5 million customers per month. Since 2008, Watsons was recognized “the number 1 choice in Ukraine” in the category “Health and beauty store” (according to the research of the international competition №1 “Choice of the Year”. For 2008 – 2009 the recognition was under the then named “DC” retail chain).
Watsons continually sets the standards in the health, wellness and beauty market, providing personalized advice and counseling in health, beauty and personal care on top of its market-leading product range, making customers LOOK GOOD, FEEL GREAT every day. Since 2009, Watsons has been the No. 1 pharmacy/drugstore brand in Asia*. In Europe, Watsons is also the leading health & beauty retailer in Ukraine.
*Campaign Asia-Pacific’s “Asia’s Top 1,000 Brands” Survey 2012 of over 5,000 Asian respondents
About A.S. Watson Group
A.S. Watson Group is the world’s largest health, beauty & lifestyle retailer’s with over 10,000 retail stores, serving more than 25 million customers a week in 33 markets. The Group has the largest brand portfolios and geographical footprints in the retailing world, offering everything from health & beauty, food and electronics to perfume. It is also Asia’s largest health & beauty retailer and Europe’s largest luxury perfumeries & cosmetics retailer. Proudly supported by a global family of over 100,000 staff, the Group is also a member of the world renowned multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited, which has six core businesses – ports and related services, property and hotels, retail, infrastructure, energy and telecommunications in 52 countries.