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Five retailers driving sustainability in Asia

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We continue to see the emergence and growth of purpose-driven brands. This includes new to market brands and the repositioning of existing ranges. Once viewed as a strategy for niche start-ups, having a strong purpose has become an important element for many major CPGs.

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Asda has announced a number of major initiatives over the last week that demonstrate its growing focus on new channels, products and sustainability. Largest refill store opened in York Following the launch of its Middleton sustainability store last year and a follow up opening in Glasgow, Asda has opened its largest ever refill store at Monk's Cross in York. This will stock 100 branded and pr...
Watsons, the flagship health and beauty banner of the A.S. Watson Group, is partnering with Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BCWA) Malaysia. They will drive together breast cancer awareness through the Watsons Positively Pinktober campaign. It includes encouraging customers to submit their recorded dance using steps from their breast self-examination, as well as discounts on participating produ...
Watsons, the flagship health and beauty banner of the A.S. Watson Group, has recently launched over 1,600 Sustainable Choices products in its physical stores as well as online.  It has collaborated with global supplier partners, including Beiersdorf, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Kao, L'Oréal, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt, Shiseido and Unilever for this initiative. Products from the Sustain...
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