Aug 21, 2020|
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (August 17-August 21)
JD and Loufan county in Taiyuan city, Shanxi province, signed a partnership on August 20th, to launch the first county-level JD Farm demonstration base in order to build a model for the digitization of the agricultural industry. Leveraging satellite and remote sensing multispectral imaging technology by drones, JD will help Loufan analyze the growth of key crops, forecast crop yield and alert for floods and insect infestation.
On August 18th, JD and Wanda Hotels and Resorts opened a hotel in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. The two parties have designed 40 JD themed hotel rooms, in which everything from toiletries and wireless chargers to home appliances are all from J.Zao, JD’s private label.
On August 18th, JD Health, the healthcare subsidiary of JD.com launched “family doctor” services based on an “internet +healthcare” model. This new type of telehealth service is tailored to the needs of an increasing number of Chinese families seeking more timely, consistent and comprehensive healthcare support. Up to eight family members may share a “family doctor” service package which includes unlimited 24/7 online medical consultation support, medical consultation with experts within 48 hours, making face-to-face appointments with famous doctors from 3A hospitals, getting constant and personalized health management advice and more.
Coach opened a flagship store on JD on August 16th. The opening of the store marks a further expansion of JD’s partnership with the American brand, following the hugely successful operation of JD’s first-party Coach store.
JD announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement that JD Logistics will acquire a controlling interest in Kuayue Express, a renowned modern integrated express transportation enterprise specializing in “limited-time express service” in China, for a total consideration of RMB 3 billion through a combination of acquiring existing shares and subscribing for newly issued shares of Kuayue Express, subject to customary closing conditions.