Apr 30, 2021|
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (Apr. 24 – Apr. 30)
As the technology, application and service provider for the DC/EP (Digital Currency/Electronic Payment) program, JD Technology is participating in the DC/EP exhibition at the fourth Digital China Summit held in Fuzhou, Fujian province during Apr. 25 to 26, and announced that it is expanding the application of DC/EP to payroll payment to some of its employees. In a test run that started in January, JD used the solution for payroll payment for some of its employees who are based in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Changsha and Xi’an. Employees can transfer the digital RMB to their regular personal bank accounts, or use it directly to make purchases via selected offline stores or JD’s online platform.
Ming Luo, a JD courier aged 31, was conferred the “medal of model worker” by the All-China Federation of Trade Unions on Apr. 27. He is one of the 1,197 individuals awarded the highest honor for Chinese workers ahead of International Labor Day on May 1.
JD opened the first Shenzhen branch of its omni-channel fresh produce supermarket SEVEN FRESH on Apr. 30. The store provides a variety of fresh food including fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs and seafood, as well as ready-to-cook dishes and freshly baked bread. Carol Fung (fourth from the right), president of JD FMCG Omni-channel, and Helson Zheng (third from the left）Head of SEVEN FRESH, JD.com, cut ribbon with representatives from Shenzhen Futian District government for the opening ceremony held the same day.
JD Entertainment, the arm of cultural and entertainment unit under JD.com, and Universal Music Group (UMG) announced on Apr. 26 to deepen cooperation on building the “internet + physical music” ecosystem and co-create a one-stop consumption experience for music fans in China. In addition to the promotion of physical records, the two sides will also co-develop more high-quality vinyl records and artists’ merchandise. Garand Wu, managing director of Universal Music China (first from the right) and Simon Han, vice president of JD.com (first from the left) on the cooperation launch ceremony with Singer Sunnee (middle).
H.E. Amb. Irit Ben-Abba, Ambassador of the State of Israel to China (second from the left), together with Mr. Yair Albin, Minister-Counsellor and head of the Trade and Investment Mission (first from the left) visited JD.com on Apr. 28 to discuss potential collaborations between JD.com and Israel in the areas of technology innovation, supply chain and logistics, cross-border trade, sustainability and more. Joined from JD by Jon Liao, Chief Strategy Officer of JD.com (third from the left) and Bowen Zhou, Chair of JD Technology Committee (second from the right), as well as Christine Wong, vice president of public affairs at JD Worldwide of JD.com (first from the right).
Saleh Altheeb Alhemeri, Counselor and Head of Economic Affairs of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in China (fourth from the right) visited JD.com on Apr. 27 and had a discussion with JD Worldwide, the company’s international business, on bilateral trade, cross-border e-commerce, international logistics and supply chain opening up. From left to right: Chris Wu, director of public affairs at JD Worldwide; Eihab Abdelaziz Ibrahim Omer, Economic Researcher of the Embassy of the UAE in China; Andy Zhang, head of the Go-to-Market business in MENA at JD Worldwide; Fiona Qi, director of imports business development at JD Worldwide; Christine Wong, vice president of public affairs at JD Worldwide; Saleh Altheeb Alhemeri; Harry Ying, head of JD’s international logistics key account business for the MENA region; Bashir Modanov, Economic Researcher of the Embassy of the UAE in China; and Yue Huo, head of import business development for the MENA region at JD Worldwide.