Petaling Jaya, 13 May 2018 – Total 80 lucky Watsons members and their friends will be treated to an all-expenses paid holiday for two to explore the beautiful islands in the Philippines for 3 nights/4 days as a result of the grand finale of the Watsons Switch.Save.Win contest, held in conjunction with the Switch and Save with Watsons Brand campaign. Three hundred selected Watsons members who participated in the contest campaign competed against each other in 3 rounds of games at an event held at Paradigm mall, along with Watsons celebrity friends Arja Lee, Sasha Saidin,Thanuja Ananthan and Amber Chia who’s joining the winners to Philippines trip.
The contest which began from 25 January to 2 April 2018, attracted 70,000 entries. To enter the contest, a Watsons member simply needed to spend RM30 on Watsons brand products (in a single receipt) to be eligible for one entry or spend RM30 in at least one (1) of the participating brands (Arome by Watsons, Collagen by Watsons, Hair System by Watsons, Naturals by Watsons, Water360 by Watsons) and a Watsons brand product (in a single receipt) to be eligible for two entries. Purchases were made in any Watsons store or via the Watsons online store (watsons.com.my)
“We appreciate the loyalty of our members who have continued to support our Watsons Brand products throughout the years. The Switch and Save with Watsons Brand campaign launched in 2016 is an in-going initiative to encourage Watsons members and Watsons customers to switch to great quality with better savings with Watsons Brand products. The Watsons Brand has a long-standing legacy of providing affordable, high-quality and value for money products for the household. Competitive in pricing but not compromising on its quality, Watsons brand products has been gaining its own strong following among our members and customers since the brand’s introduction to the market,” said Caryn Loh, General Manager and Country Head of Watsons Malaysia.
At the grand finale, the 300 lucky Watsons members had to go through 3 game rounds of elimination until the final round where the 40 grand winners were announced. Individual participants first had to compete in a picture collage challenge in the first round. At the second round, participants were grouped in groups in a puzzle challenge where they had to guess the value of some Watsons brand products. The final round involved the participants in groups to answer a series of questions and also compete in a final game activity. Each elimination round tested the knowledge of the Watsons Members of Watsons Brand products and pricing, and how affordable the prices are as compared to the other brands in the market. Watsons celebrity friends Arja Lee, Sasha Saidin and Thanuja Ananthan were invited to participate along with the contestants. After a grueling 3 rounds of challenges, 40 Watsons members stood out to be the best among the rest and each winning a 4 days/3nights all expenses paid holiday for two to the Philippines supported by the Philippine Department of Tourism.
During the event, Caryn Loh, General Manager and Country Head of Watsons Malaysia, Danny Hoh, Customer Director of Watsons Malaysia with His Excellency, Charles C. Jose, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines to Malaysia and Dato’ Melissa Ong, Marketing Director of the Philippine Department of Tourism were present to award the 40 winners the all-expenses paid trip.
“We are privileged to have the support of the Philippine Department of Tourism in the Watsons Switch.Save.Win contest and also our official social media partners, OHBULAN!, SAYS and Viral Cham, in making this contest a worthwhile experience for our Watsons members,” added Caryn Loh.
The Watsons Brand go through an extensive research and development programme and stringent quality process goes into each Watsons Brand item to create products that are safe and effective in meeting Watsons customers’ needs. Each Watsons Brand product is put through an 18-month quality control test and is tested again throughout the production process, to make sure that Watsons customers receive nothing but the best.
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