JD.com news

03 January 2020
An initiative that doubles Nestlé Purina’s click rate. Profiling based on pet demographics Different to other profiling projects, JD.com’s My Pet Profile offers new insights about the pets, not just the owners. Customers can store detailed profiles of their pets online, including breed, age, gender, vaccination history. Using this information and through JD.com’s big data and analytics c...
02 January 2020
JD.com opened a second new concept store, 7FRESH LIFE, in Beijing last month. A 24/7 store offering mealtime solutions In addition to SEVEN FUN , JD.com opened another concept store called 7FRESH LIFE within the same month. 7FRESH LIFE is a 24/7 store offering mealtime solutions. Located in the Huilongguan residential area in Beijing, one of the largest residential neighbourhoods in...
02 January 2020
The ecommerce giant launched the first of its SEVEN FUN lifestyle spaces in Beijing, offering unique “ SOLOMOME ” shopping experience. Serves as a third place for working professionals Located in Galaxy SOHO on the second ring road of Beijing, SEVEN FUN targets working professionals with annual income of over CNY100,000 in first tier cities. Similar to Waitrose in the UK, it adopts a busi...
12 November 2019
JD.com transaction volume exceeds CNY204.4bn for the 11-day sales event, held from 1 st to 11 th November. Achieving 27.9%YoY growth rate The total transaction volume reached CNY204.4bn, a 27.9%YoY growth rate when compared with last year’s result . Here is a selection of categories that delivered great performance: Beauty (11-day period): Overall category sales 79%...
08 November 2019
JD will open its largest offline store on Singles Day in Chongqing in western China. JD E-space will operate 50,000 sq m The 50,000 sq m JD E-Space experience store will be powered by 5G technology. JD plans to enhance shopping by offering unique experiences, allowing customers to interact with the latest technologies, brand-experience zones and smart products from more than 1,000 brands in...
23 September 2019
The Chinese ecommerce giant has launched its online platform “Jingxi” this week to tap into the growing trend of group buying. Discounts on group purchases The new service comes in the form of a dedicated app as well as a mini-app within WeChat. Jingxi users will be able to access the service through WeChat’s “Discover” tab around the beginning of October. Jingxi offers flash sale deals ...
20 September 2019
Online shopping mall Rakuten and supermarket chain Seiyu have agreed to road test autonomous delivery robots service, in collaboration with JD.com. Delivering goods using the Rakuten UGV The autonomous delivery robots service is to be tested from September 21 to October 27. Using the Rakuten Drone app, shoppers can place their orders from the Seiyu Livin Yokosuka Store and have the goods...
16 September 2019
The ecommerce giant has appointed Jason Hu, a private equity veteran, to head its strategic investment, overseeing details both at home and overseas. An appointment for continued growth This newly created role will beef up JD.com’s investment department.  As ecommerce market matures in China, both JD.com and Alibaba are looking for ways to diversify their businesses. JD.com made about 50...
09 September 2019
Lazada, Shopee and JD are holding sales named 9.9 (9 th September), 11.11 (11 th November) and 12.12 (12 th December) to boost revenues in the final quarter of this year. These online players are attracting shoppers well in advance to their platforms with vouchers and sneak previews of flash deals. Lazada smashes 2018 sales record in hours Lazada has exceeded its 2018 sales record for 9....
20 August 2019
Chinese online retailer JD.com is reportedly in talks with bankers for US IPO in May next year. Talks still in early stage The company, a joint venture that is 48% owned by JD.com and 10% by Walmart, is seeking to raise around US$500m in an IPO. The talks are still in early stages, and the timing of the stock marketing offering, and the actual amount could change. The joint venture sec...