Watsons to open store in HCMC

Hong Kong-headquartered healthcare and beauty retailer to open store on January 17 at Bitexco Tower.

The Hong Kong-headquartered healthcare and beauty retailer Watsons is to come to Vietnam, according to Inside Retail Asia.

The first Watsons Vietnam store will open on January 17, in the lower floors of Bitexco Tower in Ho Chi Minh City, taking up at least one floor of a two-story space.

A huge sign with the slogan “Look good, Feel great” has been erected outside the space, attracting many Vietnamese youngsters to take selfies and check in on social media.

Watsons Vietnam is a member of the A.S Watsons Group, which was established in Hong Kong in 1841 and 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 shopped for its 12 retail brands in stores and online. With over 140,000 employees worldwide, including 12,900 in Hong Kong, the 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 and territories. Watsons is Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer, 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. It continually sets the standard 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 product in stores and online.

Watsons has just celebrated the opening of its 500th store, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Source: Vneconomics