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Watsons China launches WeChat Work and Cloud stores

Health-and-beauty retailer Watsons has partnered with Tencent’s WeChat Work platform to establish an online presence and launch cloud-based WeChat stores this quarter.

Cumulative commerce: how Watsons drives in-store sales from selling online

How AS Watson’s Click-and-Collect strategy is driving incremental sales by as much as 52 per cent in some markets.

Watsons Philippines to add 50 stores this year

Watsons Philippines plans to open another 50 stores this year, adding to the 781 branches it already operates.

My Japanese Beauty Fantasy on Orchard Road launched with Watsons

Japanese cosmetics & personal care brands Anessa, Senka, and Tsubaki have partnered with Watsons Singapore to launch a My Japanese Beauty pop-up store in Orchard Road.

JD may list Dada-JD Daojia in the US

Chinese e-commerce giant JD is considering a share listing in the US, according to multiple news reports.

AS Watson launches in-store DNA-tests with Prenetics

AS Watson Group has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with genetics and digital-health company Prenetics in Asia and Europe.

Protests take their toll on Watsons stores

Sales by Watsons stores located in areas affected by ongoing street protests have fallen markedly in both June and July.

Watsons Singapore launches store-in-store concept

Watsons Singapore has launched a premium store concept at Takashimaya.

Shiseido and AS Watson strengthens strategic alliance

Shiseido and AS Watson have been close partners for years – now they are about to get even closer.

Shiseido and AS Watson co-create skincare range

Shiseido and AS Watson have collaborated in an exclusive derma skincare range under the “D Program” brand.

AS Watson South Korea health and beauty launch imminent

Hong Kong-based AS Watson has chosen its part-owned German subsidiary Rossmann for its next Asian market debut, South Korea.

Inside China’s burgeoning local services market

Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.