- Feb 28, 2020
- Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (February 24-28)
On Feb. 24, JD completed the delivery of 11,250 hazmat suits donated by former NBA and current Guangdong Southern Tigers player, Yi Jianlian from the U.S. to five hospitals in Wuhan. In addition to the 11,250 hazmat suits, JD has helped institutions from the UK, US, Germany, Canada and Indonesia transport donations to hospitals in Wuhan.
JD worked with brand partners to donate five tons of pet food and 6,000 boxes of pet medicine to the Wuhan Animal Protection Association to help homeless animals who have been abandoned in response to rumors that pets can spread COVID-19 to humans.
JD has launched a series of initiatives to help tea merchants successfully sell their spring season tea crops during the COVID-19 epidemic. The initiatives enable merchants in Hubei province to enjoy JD’s platform free of charge and discounts on commissions if they launch stores on JD.
Beijing’s second largest district, Haidian, has collaborated with JD.com to launch the “emergency public service platform”. The platform leverages JD’s resources in retail, logistics, finance and technologies including artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing and IoT to match demand and supply for emergency goods. It also provides comprehensive services for citizens including but not limited to epidemic information, protection measures, and online medical consultation.
Zesheng Ding, head of a JD delivery station at Wuhan, helped an elderly couple from Harbin with a heart for Wuhan coordinate and deliver 100 boxes of milk they donated to Huoshenshan hospital. They praised Ding on WeChat and wrote to him (in Chinese): “Good luck JD courier:”
Deputy Mayor of Ruichang City in Jiangxi province in southeast China conducted a live stream on JD to sell the city’s specialties. Within 3.5 hours, 136,000 duck and chicken eggs, as well as other products, were sold. Over 1.6 million customers were online at the same time.
JD helped deliver and install 75 top quality massage chairs donated by OGAWA to a range of hospitals in Wuhan so frontline medical staff can have pockets of rest throughout their tireless days.
JD’s community group buying business, Friends Shop, has been delivering fresh meat, fruit, and vegetables to the people of Wuhan since launching services in the epicenter of COVID-19 on February 5th. To date, the business has served about 200 Wuhan residential compounds.
Pre-order for the new Huawei Mate Xs launched on JD on February 26. Official sale begins March 5.