CircleDNA Recognized as Best Exclusive Product at Health, Wellness & Beauty Awards 2019 of Watsons Hong Kong

- CircleDNA is pioneering the consumer genomics industry with its Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) technology, validated at 99.9% analytical accuracy
- CircleDNA seen as a clear competitor to 23andme and Ancestry.com
By: Prenetics / CircleDNA
 
Samuel Lee, MD of Watsons Hong Kong with Danny Yeung, CEO of Prenetics
Samuel Lee, MD of Watsons Hong Kong with Danny Yeung, CEO of Prenetics
QUARRY BAY, Hong Kong - Oct. 31, 2019 - PRLog -- (Hong Kong) – Prenetics Group announced that CircleDNA, its direct to consumer genomics brand was recognized as "The Best Exclusive Product" at Health, Wellness & Beauty Awards 2019 held by Watsons Hong Kong on October 24. The breakthrough product was very well received by consumers and have already made significant differences in helping consumers live proactive, healthy lives.

The awards gala event with the theme of "A Whole New World", which was held at the prestigious Rosewood Hotel Hong Kong recognizes top brands and companies in the health, wellness and beauty categories. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Health, Wellness & Beauty Awards 2019 of Watsons HK, Watsons has highlighted the major business strategies of Go Digital, Go Sustainable and Go Supreme in the event, featuring the World's Most Comprehensive DNA Test of CircleDNA in the digital experience zone.

Mr. Danny Yeung, CEO of Prenetics stated "Watsons has been a fantastic partner for us and we are extremely honored to receive this recognition from Watsons and its customers. Our mission has always been to empower individuals with valuable health information and look forward to continuing the success and growth of CircleDNA with Watsons in Hong Kong and globally."

Mr. Samuel Lee, Managing Director of Watsons Hong Kong, stated "Self-Care and Prevention is the new trend when it comes to what our customers want and with CircleDNA, we are giving our customers a great tool to help them on their journey to good health. CircleDNA has been one of our most successful new products in 2019 and we look to work together even closer on innovative new product offerings in the future."

CircleDNA, the World's Most Comprehensive DNA Test, delivering 500+ reports with a single saliva sample. Prenetics is setting an industry standard by using Whole Exome Sequencing Technology, with 99.9% validated analytical accuracy and provides 50-100x more data than competitors whom use genotyping technology.

CircleDNA provides a comprehensive view and analysis of an individual's DNA along with actionable recommendations via mobile app for people to take control of their own health journey.

In addition, every CircleDNA test comes with a complimentary 30-minute phone consultation with a genetic counsellor/ health coach.

●      Circle Vital DNA Test – 125+ Reports Across 14 Categories.

Designed for those who seek the best in their diet, fitness, lifestyle and optimal wellness.

●      Circle Family Planning DNA Test – 155+ Reports

Designed for those who are thinking about starting a family. Individuals can find out if they and their partner carry inherited conditions that they might pass on to their unborn child.

●      Circle Health DNA Test – 115+ Reports Across 4 Categories

Designed for those who want to understand their health risk, empowering individuals to act earlier to reduce and prevent their risk of cancer, diseases, dementia and brain health.

●      Circle Premium DNA Test – 500+ Reports Across 20 Categories

Designed for those who take health and wellness seriously. Individuals can understand everything their genes can tell about their cancer and disease risk, optimal diet and nutrition, family planning, and much more. Customers of Circle Premium DNA Test can enjoy a free lifetime subscription of DNA updates, including new categories and reports.

About A.S. Watson Group

Established in Hong Kong in 1841, A.S. Watson Group is the world's largest international health and beauty retailer operating 15,200 stores under 12 retail brands in 25 markets, with over 140,000 employees worldwide. For the fiscal year 2018, A.S. Watson Group recorded revenue of US$21.5 billion. Every year, we have over 5 billion shoppers in stores and online.

In Hong Kong, we operate more than 600 stores under four retail brands – Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS, and Watson's Wine. In addition, we manufacture and distribute high quality drinking water brand Watsons Water, as well as the famous juice drinks Mr. Juicy and Sunkist.

A.S. Watson Group is also a member of the world-renowned multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, which has five core businesses ‐ ports and related services, retail, infrastructure, energy and telecommunications in over 50 countries.

About Watsons

Watsons is Asia's leading health and beauty retailer, currently operating over 7,200 stores – more than 1,500 of which are pharmacies, in 13 Asian and European markets.

Watsons operates around 260 stores in Hong Kong and Macau, of which over 60 have in-store pharmacies, making Watsons the No. 1 Pharmacy Network in Hong Kong. Watsons has a professional team of pharmacists, dieticians, Chinese medicine practitioners, wellness coach, health advisor, beauty consultants, fragrance experts, a mother & baby advisor and a nurse. They are devoted to serving customers.

Watsons continually sets the highest standards in the health, wellness and beauty market, providing personalised 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. Since 2009, Watsons has been the No. 1 Pharmacy/ Drugstore brand in Asia*. In Europe, Watsons is also the leading Health & Beauty retailer in Ukraine.

Watsons is the flagship health and beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group. Please visit www.aswatson.com for more in-depth information about A.S. Watson Group and its brands.

*Campaign Asia-Pacific/ Nielsen's "Asia's Top 1,000 Brands" Online Study 2019 of over 8,000 respondents across 14 markets in Asia Pacific region

About Prenetics / CircleDNA

Prenetics is a leading global genetic testing and digital health company. Prenetics operates its direct to consumer genomics business via its two brands, CircleDNA in Asia and DNAFit in Europe. The company has a team of over 150 people and is spread across ten offices in Asia, Europe and South Africa.

Prenetics has received over USD 50-million in strategic funding from Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, Ping An and more.

Prenetics' mission is to help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with personalised, predictive, and preventive measures in the form of the latest, proven innovations in DNA and mobile technology.

To learn more please visit www.prenetics.com and www.circledna.com

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