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With the rise in consumer interest in health and wellness driven by the pandemic, Watsons in China announced the launch of a Health Care zone that offers a range of healthcare products and services online and in stores.

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Superdrug has partnered with TikTok to launch a talent competition on the social media platform. It also announced signing over 200 brands on its online marketplace platform and has added more premium brands to its beauty portfolio.   ‘Staying ahead of digital media trends’ Superdrug has collaborated with TikTok to launch its #SuperShow beauty talent show, where entrants complete three w...
CVS Pharmacy is piloting a new shop-in-shop beauty experience, Skin Care Center. The format offers innovative and personalised skincare solutions that use advanced diagnostic tools and experiential education. Trialing a shop-in-shop format The retailer is piloting the new shop-in-shop format in three CVS locations. The stores feature a whole range of skincare beauty products. The new...
Accounts filed at Companies House show that A.S. Watson-owned Superdrug and Savers saw continued improvements in trading as 2021 progressed. The results for both companies were particularly pleasing given the challenges they both faced in Q1 due to the country being in lockdown. Superdrug revenues +5.1% in 2021 Superdrug recorded sales growth of 5.1% in 2021, although the pace of growth ben...

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