Jul 24, 2020|

Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (July 20-July 24)


On July 21, Japanese fashion brand Yohji Yamamoto launched its first official online flagship store in China on JD. The brand focuses on introducing its Y’s collection, which features functional and dignified everyday wear.


Dr. Jianguang Shen (bottom left), Chief Economist of JD Digits, was invited by the World Economic Forum for an online issue briefing session open to global media to share views on the global economic outlook. The New York Times cited Shen’s comments from an interview, “The economy is definitely on the mend,” to attest that a cautious optimism is emerging in China’s economy.


On July 22, Japan’s NHK filmed in Shenzhen. The media is working on a special report on how JD’s social ecommerce platform Jingxi is helping China’s manufacturers turn to domestic lower-tier markets.


On July 24, Soon Sze Meng, president of Southeast Asia at JD.com, spoke at the digital economy development forum of the ongoing China Internet Conference. He shared his view on the opportunities of digital economy in Southeast Asia as consumer habits and retail models have been impacted by COVID-19. To watch Soon’s full speech, please click here.


China’s Largest Gaming Convention, ChinaJoy, has partnered with JD to provide a virtual online experience for nationwide fans. Under the partnership, JD will become one of the official online entrances of ChinaJoy Plus, the virtual version of the event, where exhibitors can conduct livestreaming, online press conference, product showcases and more. JD PLUS members will have the opportunity to get free tickets to the offline event through the JD app.


On July 20, the first day of China’s cinema reopening, JD.com launched a special gift card to mark the occasion and promote the rebound of the movie industry. The card includes a souvenir stamp and two codes redeemable for two movie tickets under RMB 50 yuan, which customers will be able to order on JD.