Watsons, the flagship health and beauty retail brand of the A.S. Watson Group, has been selected as Asia’s No. 1 Pharmacy / Drugstore brand in the “Asia’s Top 1,000 Brands” survey 2014 by Campaign Asia-Pacific.
This is the sixth consecutive year that Watsons has been named Asia’s No. 1 Pharmacy Retail Brand, proving the brand’s leading position in Asia’s health and beauty market since 2009.
Watsons is Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer, currently operating over 4,000 stores and more than 1,000 pharmacies in 12 Asian and European markets, including China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Korea, Indonesia, Turkey and Ukraine. It continually sets the standards in the health, wellness and beauty market, providing personalized advice and counseling in health, beauty and personal care on top of its market-leading product range, making customers LOOK GOOD, FEEL GREAT every day.
In the Philippines, Watsons has a joint venture with the SM Group, and presently has more than 370 stores around the country.
Having Watsons stores all around the country, shows its full support to the Filipino families by bringing affordable and quality health into Filipino homes. It recognizes the Filipino families as a large group to benefit from affordable medicines and supplements.
Watsons, the number one pharmacy retail brand in Asia, gives families more options for high quality but affordable generic medicines with the recent launch of its own generics line, the Watsons Generics. Watsons Generics line was first launched in Asia in the Philippines.
“With the launch of Watsons Generics, we aim to help families by giving them more healthcare options and the ability to purchase affordable, high-quality medicines. This will not just give them access to quality healthcare products, they will also be able to focus their finances on other important matters,” says Mr. Danilo Chiong, Health Business Unit Director of Watsons.
Watsons Generics offers up to 80% savings vs. the leadings brands, with the same effect and quality.
The Watsons Generics line includes maintenance medicines for diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol, antibiotics to fight off the common bacteria, dietary supplements for skin enhancement, anti-ageing and over-all wellness, basic vitamins, oral analgesics, and other over the counter medicines. This is just the first phase, and Watsons aims to continuously launch generic medicines to provide wider healthcare solution