Watsons launches the first store in Vietnam

17:10 | 14/01/2019
Watsons, the leading health and beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, is opening its first store at Ho Chi Minh City's Bitexco Tower on January 17, marking its official entry to the Vietnamese market.
watsons launches the first store in vietnam

Hong Kong-headquartered healthcare and beauty retailer Watsons will open its first store in Ho Chi Minh City's Bitexco Tower (photo: https://goodyfeed.com/)

According to Inside Retail Asia, the first Watsons Vietnam store will open in the lower floors of the high-profile Bitexco Tower in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The store will take up at least one floor of the two-storey space recently vacated by Topshop. Teasing the launch, a huge backdrop with the slogan “Look good, Feel great” has been put up outside the space, attracting many Vietnamese youngsters to take selfies and check Watsons out on social media.

Watsons Vietnam is a member of A.S. Watsons Group, which was established in Hong Kong in 1841. A.S. Watson Group is the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe with over 14,300 stores in 26 markets.

Every year, over 4 billion customers and members shop for its 12 retail brands in stores and online. With over 140,000 employees worldwide, including 12,900 in Hong Kong, A.S. Watson Group is also a member of the world-renowned multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, which has five core businesses – ports and related services, retail, infrastructure, energy, and telecommunications in over 50 countries.

Watsons is Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer in the Hutchison portfolio, currently operating 6,700 stores and more than 1,500 pharmacies in 12 Asian and European markets, including China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau), Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Turkey, and Ukraine.

Watsons continually sets the standards in the health, wellness, and beauty market. The company promise to customers – Look good, Feel great – is something it makes happen every day, by going the extra mile, by bringing smiles to people’s faces, and by providing the best health, wellbeing, beauty, and personal care in its stores and online.

By Thanh Van

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