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We review how the growth in online shopping has led drugstore operators, such as Walgreens, to partner with last milers. These partnerships are enabling retailers to offer same-day delivery services and are providing new opportunities because of the collaborations.

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A.S. Watson has reported some trends that will shape the future of health and beauty, and other retail channels in 2021. Offline + online strategy as the new retail standard The pandemic has changed the shopping habits of customers, evolving their expectations and desires.  Like other retailers, A.S. Watson Group has witnessed a surge in online shopping in 2020, but it was able to adapt qui...
A.S. Watson Group and Grab, the leading delivery and payment solutions provider in Southeast Asia, have formed a new partnership that will create the largest omnichannel health and beauty partnership in the region. Access to more than 62,000 health and beauty products in six markets Shoppers can now purchase a wide assortment of more than 62,000 health and beauty products from Watsons throu...
One of the most common questions I get asked by businesses, is how will my market develop over the next few years. While there remains uncertainty over what the next 12 months will look like, there is a strong sense of optimism that 2021 will be a year to rebuild, but also capitalise on the opportunities that have arisen in the ‘new normal’ across Asia. With this in mind, we have identified five ...

Presentations

12/02/2021
Chinese New Year is the biggest annual trading event for many markets and retailers across Asia, we round up the activity from 2021 and highlight best in class execution from across the region…and beyond.
25/01/2021
This guide to Hong Kong explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
08/01/2021
We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Asia in 2021.

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Strategic outlook for A.S. Watson

We review A.S Watson’s current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

Hong Kong Country Presentation

This guide to Hong Kong explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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