A.S. Watson news

10 July 2017
A.S. Watson has announced that they will open 88 new stores in the UK via Superdrug, Savers and The Perfume Shop. Investment in UK despite uncertainty While sterling has fallen due to the Brexit uncertainty, and local currency HKD sliding against USD, A.S. Watson will continue to invest in the UK. The group said it would be opening 30 more Superdrug stores, 45 Savers outlets and 13 The Perf...
29 June 2017
The largest international health and beauty retailer, A.S. Watson Group, plans to open 1,400 stores across the world this year. Store expansion to improve overall profits Despite failing in a recent bid to acquire heath retailer Holland & Barrett, Watsons have moved swiftly to announce their latest expansion plans. Watsons aims to open 1,400 outlets globally this year, with 500 stores in Ch...
16 May 2017
Watsons, a leading health and beauty retailer, has revealed plans to add 50 to 55 stores this year in Thailand. Building from strong growth in 2016 Watsons achieved 55 store openings last year, ahead of its plan for 50 stores. The current year will see a similar number of store openings, balanced between upcountry and Bangkok. Other investments this year will focus on store renovations, eco...
27 March 2017
A.S. Watson has reported a flat retail revenue of HKD151.5bn (US$19.5bn) and 2% decline in operating profit for FY2016 compared to last year. Results impacted by adverse currency exchange and HK performance After removing the effect of currency exchange, revenue and operating profit showed 3% gain year-on-year, offset by Hong Kong retail operations. Cost inflation and lower tourist arrivals...