- Apr 09, 2021
- Business Update
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (Apr. 3 – Apr. 9)
Thomas Østrup Møller (second from the right), Ambassador of Denmark to China, visited JD Beijing headquarters on Apr. 8 for discussion on future cooperation opportunities. Following a tour around JD headquarters, the JD team gave Ambassador Møller an introduction to the operations plan for the future Demark National Pavilion to be launched on JD Worldwide, JD’s platform for imported products. From left to right: Luke Liu, head of brand recruitment, JD Worldwide; Larry Lee, vice president of JD.com; Jerry Duan, head of JD Green Stream Initiative; Yao Li, manager of brand recruitment, JD Worldwide; Nan Yang, Senior Commercial Officer of Royal Danish Embassy; Thomas Østrup Møller, Ambassador of Denmark to China; Jane Pan, Techplomacy Officer, Office of Denmark’s Tech Ambassador.
Mo Yan, the Chinese novelist and Nobel Laureate of Literature released the audiobook of his latest work “The Late Bloomer” exclusively via JD Books on Apr. 8. The print version, which was released in August 2020, has sold well on JD’s platform. The audible format marks a “childhood dream come true” for Mo Yan, as he recounted in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech that when he was a boy he often acted as a storyteller to cheer up his mother.
Chris Choi (right), head of Global Sales at JD.com, and Henry Yang (left), Vice President, head of Merchant Sales and Acquiring at Visa Greater China, have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation in cross-border e-commerce. Under the partnership, JD Global Sales and Visa agreed to jointly launch an online merchant subsidies program, targeting consumers across Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and overseas markets.
JD.com announced on April 2 that the number of fans of Huawei’s first-party store on JD has surpassed 50 million, becoming the first brand on JD to do so. The robust growth in the number of fans comes from the strong spending power of JD consumers, and JD’s reliable services that bring peace of mind to consumers who purchase Huawei products on the platform.