JD.com news

18 December 2018
China-based, pure ecommerce retailer JD.com has extended its partnership with technology company Intel. The extension will see the two companies launch a joint lab to help them both “explore the use of Internet of Things (IoT) in smart retail solutions”. Lab aimed at creating retail solutions JD.com and Intel said the lab aims are broad. It will look to create media and advertising solut...
06 December 2018
The Chinese ecommerce giant opens the largest hydroponic plant factory to produce fresh vegetables, in partnership with Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical. High-tech greenhouse The 11,040 sq m plant is located in the Tongzhou District of Beijing. It incorporates a hydroponic system with solar light. Temperature, humidity, light and liquid fertiliser are automatically controlled, enabling productio...
23 November 2018
JD.com’s physical store 7FRESH will open its first store in Shanghai, marking an important step in its nationwide rollout. Strategic importance The new store will be located in Shangbin Plaza in Hongkou District and will be open for business in mid 2019. It marks 7FRESH’s first market entry in East China. As a first-tier international city, Shanghai offers great opportunities for JD.com ...
20 November 2018
JD.com has reported net revenues for the third quarter of 2018 at RMB 104.8bn (US$215.3bn), an increase of 25.1% from the third quarter of 2017.  Key Developments in third quarter Attracting more brands: JD.com has continued to attract major international brands, enhancing its position as the most reliable online channel for accessing the Chinese market. JD.com had 200,000 merchants on its ...
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 has 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 p...
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...