JD.com news

25 October 2018
JD.com to launch a flagship store on Google that targets US shoppers directly. Collaboration of two internet giants The online store is to be launched on Google shopping platform by end of 2018. JD.com will then be able to ship directly from its US based fulfilment centres to US customers. Payment and ordering process will be handled by Google. This flagship store is the first move since...
19 October 2018
Carrefour announced a strategic collaboration with Dada-JD Daojia, an online grocery and delivery firm owned by JD.com. New business platform Around 6,000 products are available to be traded on the new online platform, of which 400 are imported goods. These products cover multiple categories including fruit and vegetables, dairy, ready-to-eat, BWS (beer, wine and spirits), snacks, cooking i...
09 October 2018
Since the official launch of the JD Central website about a week ago, more plans have been revealed by the new joint venture between Chinese online specialist JD and Thailand’s Central Group. The ecommerce platform JD Central offers products from 4,000 brands, including mobile phones, food, home accessories and apparel. During the three-month trial, orders on the new platform increased...
01 October 2018
JD.com and Central Group have officially launched a new website under JD Central in Thailand. Positive consumer interest at soft launch JD CENTRAL offers both direct sales and marketplace models. Online orders have exceeded expectations by 15 times since it was first opened for testing in June. About 80% of shoppers accessed the site through their mobile phones to buy FMCG products, mobile ...
25 September 2018
At a conference on 19th September 2018 in Beijing, JD announced the plan of opening 1,000 high-tech 7FRESH supermarkets in the next five years.  Technology advanced supermarket Currently data analytics is used to optimise range, space planning and pick store locations. Prediction technology enables automatic replenishment or sends an alert to staff for replenishment. A dedicated app allows ...
19 September 2018
Groceries delivered directly to shoppers’ homes. Making use of QR technology JD Indonesia has launched a grocery delivery service that allows train commuters to shop for groceries whilst on the way home. JDVirtual, the new service, is now available at selected Commuter Line train stations in Jakarta. Commuters can order food, beverages as well as other everyday groceries by scanning a QR...
20 August 2018
JD.com, part-owned by Walmart and Chinese technology giant Tencent, has reported a 31.2% increase in revenue to RMB122.3bn (US$218.5bn), for the quarter ended June 30. Key developments in Q2 JD.com had over 170,000 merchants on its online marketplace, 521 warehouses with a gross floor area of 11.6m sq m as of June 30, 2018. It has expanded its leadership position in fulfilment capabilities ...
20 August 2018
JD.com, part-owned by Walmart and Chinese technology giant Tencent, has reported a 31.2% increase in revenue to RMB122.3bn (US$218.5bn), for the quarter ended June 30. Key developments in Q2 JD.com had over 170,000 merchants on its online marketplace, 521 warehouses with a gross floor area of 11.6m sq m as of June 30, 2018. It has expanded its leadership position in fulfilment capabilities ...
10 August 2018
Walmart and JD.com have invested US$500m to further strengthen their online grocery delivery and logistics firm Dada-JD Daojia. Boosting online to offline experience Dada-JD Daojia offers delivery services to around 100,000 retail stores in China. It partners retailers to offer one-hour delivery for groceries and other items via its network of bike and scooter riders. Around 200 of Walmart’...
03 August 2018
Technology first introduced in China is now available in Jakarta. First of its kind store JD.com, a leading online retailer in China, has opened its first unmanned store outside of China. Called JD.ID X-Mart, this store is located in PIK Avenue, an upmarket shopping mall in Jakarta. The 270 sq m store stocks a range of food, health and beauty products as well as an assortment of fashion app...