The A.S. Watson Group has won the 'International Award' for its achievements in expanding its operations from a local dispensary to the successful international retail group it is today. The company received the award at the Hong Kong Business Awards, held on 1 December in Hong Kong.
The group was established in Hong Kong in 1841 and is the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe today. The group is part of the multinational CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. It has over 13,000 stores and digital outlets, and over 130,000 employees, operating in 25 countries worldwide.
The annual Hong Kong Business Awards were established in 1990, by DHL and the South China Morning Post, to encourage entrepreneurs in the region and reward excellence in business management.
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