JD.com news

14 April 2020
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) three months ago, retailers in China have responded with urgency and empathy as the situation evolves - we will continue to update this article with the latest developments... w/e 12 April updates The country has lifted lockdown measures by end of March and is working return to a state approaching normalcy : Alibaba helping differ...
31 March 2020
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) three months ago, retailers in China have responded with urgency and empathy as the situation evolves - we will continue to update this article with the latest developments... Contactless delivery Remote drop off : customers of all major retailers, including Walmart, Carrefour, Alibaba and JD.com,  can have their orders delivered touch-...
24 March 2020
The retailer launched the service on 21 March to support the global efforts to limit the impact of the virus. Sharing invaluable frontline experience The service is an upgrade of its Chinese-only medical consultation platform, launched a few days earlier on 17 March, which has received more than 50,000 consultation requests and more than 3.2m visitors. The upgraded version has the follow...
16 March 2020
China’s top offline household appliance retailer partners with JD.com, a move underscores a shift in China’s retail industry. Leverage each other’s strengths Gome, China’s major brick-and-mortar retailer of home appliances and electronics, launched a third-party flagship store on JD.com last week. Gome, with a net revenue of US$9bn in 2019, sells high end products that would be tradition...
04 March 2020
China’s leading ecommerce company announced that Sandy Xu has been appointed new chief financial officer of the company. Handing over process begins in June Sandy Xu, currently Senior Vice President of JD.com and CFO of JD Retail, will succeed Sidney Huang as the Chief Financial Officer of JD.com and report to Richard Liu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Huang, Chief Financial ...
03 March 2020
JD.com reported net revenues of CNY576.9bn (US$82.9bn) for the full year of 2019, an increase of 24.9% from the full year of 2018. Achieving robust top-line growth The company achieved robust top-line growth for the full year of 2019, especially its service business. The key performance indicators are: Net revenues: CNY576.9bn (US$82.9bn), +24.9%YoY Net service revenues: CNY66....
07 February 2020
Chinese e-commerce players Alibaba and JD have launched logistics solutions for the medical workforce that combats the coronavirus epidemic in China. Technology at the service of medical staff On the one hand, Alibaba has introduced a global B2B sourcing platform that connects the medical frontline staff to medical goods suppliers. The goods purchased on this platform will be delivered to h...
04 February 2020
We take a look at how JD.com is using its capabilities in logistics, supply chain and technology to help combat the epidemic and provide a trusted and reliable shopping experience at the same time. Ensuring food supplies to meet online demands Same as Alibaba and Walmart , JD.com also saw large increase of food sales during the ongoing epidemic when compared to the same period last yea...
03 February 2020
With people significantly reduce the time spent outdoors, online grocery sales are soaring in China. Retailers saw explosion of online orders With Chinese nationals being advised to stay at home during Chinese New Year holiday amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, demand for fresh food and household items has soared. Walmart’s delivery business, JD Daojia, reported a five-fold increase ...
24 January 2020
Unilever and JD Logistics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to pursue sustainable solutions in the supply chain. Building on existing relationship The MoU, which creates a framework to identify opportunities for innovative and sustainable growth, builds on Unilever’s existing relationship with Chinese e-commerce retailer JD.com, as both organisations have sealed a deal, back i...