Today, ASW is the largest health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe, with a network of over 13,300 retail stores in 22 countries worldwide. With a workforce of over 130,000 staff, ASW’s portfolio encompasses some of Asia’s top retail brands. These include health & beauty specialist Watsons, PARKnSHOP supermarket, FORTRESS electrical appliances chain and Watson’s Wine. ASW is also a major manufacturer, and distributor of water products and beverages in the region with Watsons Water and Mr. Juicy being the flagship brands in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
In Europe, the Group operates a number of health & beauty retail brands, chains including Kruidvat, Superdrug, Rossmann, Savers, Trekpleister, Drogas, Spektr and Watsons. In addition, it also owns two luxury perfumeries and cosmetics retail brands ICI PARIS XL and The Perfume Shop.