- Mar 05, 2021
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Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (Feb. 27 – Mar. 5)
Starbucks launched a flagship store on JD.com on March 3. The online store brings Chinese consumers the brand’s new spring mugs, such as the Sakura Blossom Collection, together with its classic series, including the core classic series, and Starbucks Heritage.
IEEE and ACM fellow Dr. He Tian joined JD.com as vice president and the head of JD Logistics AI and Data Science. Dr. He’s team will build dedicated, intelligent algorithms and systems for supply chain and logistics scenarios, which will further digitalize JD Logistics’ current businesses and open up commercial applications for more external clients. Dr. He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Virginia. He is the recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award and China NSF Outstanding Overseas Young Researcher.
The band “8772” formed by rare disease patients performed at JD’s rare diseases project care press conference on Feb. 27. “8772” is the transformation of BTTZ, the initial letters of the Chinese pronunciation of “illness challenges”.
JD Health announced to establish the rare diseases care project on Feb. 27, ahead of the World Rare Disease Day which will fall on the last day of February each year. The project will first focus on the building of a Rare Disease Care Center under JD Pharmacy and the establishment of a dedicated fund for patients with rare diseases.
China Railway Express Co., Ltd. (CRE) and JD Logistics (JDL) announced the establishment of a joint stock company, China Railway JD Logistics Ltd. (中铁京东物流有限公司), on Mar. 5. The company will focus on the areas of railway express, e-commerce logistics, logistics equipment and facilities and information service, and promoting technological innovations.