Watsons has celebrated an vital milestone because it opened its 1,000th retailer in Philippines; on the identical time, the well being, magnificence and wellness model has marked its twentieth yr within the Philippines.
The brand new flagship retailer, which spans virtually 1,000 sq. meters, is positioned in The Block, SM Metropolis North, showcasing essentially the most complete array of well being and wonder merchandise in an enticing means that may take the procuring expertise to the following degree.
Twenty years in the past, Watsons determined to enter the Philippine market and opened its first retailer in SM Megamall in 2002. Dominic Lai, A.S. Watson Group managing director, mentioned, “To me, it was similar to yesterday. Since then, our enterprise has been rising and increasing quickly.”
In response to Lai, the brand new flagship retailer is vital within the nationwide growth on this stunning nation because it’s a transparent demonstration of Watsons’ willpower to strengthen its reference to prospects by way of seamless O+O (on-line and offline) platforms.
“O+O platform technique is on the core of our enterprise to create an built-in expertise, to higher serve prospects anytime, anyplace,” Lai identified. “It goes past the instruments we have now constructed,” Lai added. “It’s in regards to the shut connection we have now established with prospects, offline or on-line.”
“In addition to celebrating the 1,000th plus retailer opening, Watsons marked its 20 years of dedication to serving our prospects within the Philippines,” he mentioned. “Through the years, we’ve been working to ship our objective to assist prospects Look Good, Do Good, Really feel Nice.”
Watsons’ new flagship retailer shouldn’t be solely designed to supply a contemporary and trendy procuring atmosphere, but in addition create an immersive and interactive O+O expertise for its prospects.
Leveraging on an intensive retailer community within the Philippines, On-line Categorical supply service is offered in order that prospects can have their merchandise delivered to doorsteps in three hours or select to choose up orders on the retailer inside 30 minutes by way of Click on and Gather Categorical.
The brand new Watsons retailer is a mannequin for the way forward for magnificence procuring with particular discovery areas.
There’s a Skinfie Lab, a pores and skin evaluation instrument that creates personalised skincare suggestions primarily based on selfies. The instrument, which can also be housed within the Watsons app, is ready to detect a variety of facial attributes from a buyer’s selfie.
In the meantime, make-up lovers can use #ColourMe Digital Make-up try-on to expertise a whole bunch of lipsticks, mascara, eyeshadow, forehead merchandise, and basis.
Danilo Chiong, Watsons Philippines managing director, mentioned that Watson’s large progress was the results of the arduous work of its colleagues who helped its prospects Look Good, Do Good, and Really feel Nice.
“Previously three years, it has turn into exceedingly clear that on-line procuring and e-commerce have developed to turn into an on a regular basis important,” Chiong additionally mentioned. “We realized that we wanted to turn into match for the long run to serve our prospects higher,” he added.
Watsons quickly strengthened its e-commerce capabilities, making digital procuring a way more handy expertise for on-line Filipino buyers, he famous.
Watsons has its first state-of-the-art clinic powered by The Medical Metropolis that options digital session and distant bodily examination. Vaccination providers for flu, HPV, and pneumonia will probably be accessible on the clinic quickly.
Watsons Complement Finder can also be accessible to assist the pharmacy service and assist
prospects get personalised suggestions on the very best nutritional vitamins and dietary supplements for them.
Teresita Sy-Coson, co-chairman of SM Investments, congratulated Watsons on the double celebrations.
“Our long-term partnership with Watsons has realized our promise of bringing the best-in-class well being and wonder merchandise to all Filipinos,” Sy-Coson mentioned.
“It’s our pleasure to have a good time this exceptional milestone with Watsons and we’ll proceed to work intently to boost the usual in well being and wonder within the Philippines by Watsons’ seamless O+O platforms,” Sy-Coson additionally mentioned.