Sep 18, 2020|
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (September 14-September 18)
JD.com’s Green Stream Initiative won the “Sustainable Retailing Initiative of the Year” award, announced by World Retail Congress (WRC) on September 17th during its virtual conference WRC Connected. The WRC, also known as the “Retail Davos”, is a key global retail industry organization designed to bring together a broad group of industry stakeholders to encourage innovation.
JD announced on September 16th that the company will expand its partnership with Dada Group, JD’s joint venture for local on-demand retail and delivery, and work with Yunyingbao, a Chinese e-commerce service provider, to build an omnichannel ecosystem for electronics and other products, providing faster, more convenient service for Chinese consumers. (From left to right: Hao Wu, CEO of Yunyingbao; Huijian He, vice president of Dada Group; Lipin Wang, general manager of JD Computer and Digital Stores)
JD launched a smart express station in Beijing Railway Station on September 16th, in partnership with China Railway Express. As the first express station to open in the train station, it handles delivery of JD customer orders and also helps travelers and neighboring users ship products anywhere in China.
Soon Sze Meng (right), South-east Asia president for JD.com, shared his observations on the new normal in a world still reeling from COVID-19, at a panel discussion organized by the leading financial services group DBS in Singapore on September 16th. Click here to read more.
JD Health will take advantage of its technology strength to help Suzhou city’s hospitals construct online hospitals. AI technology is expected to power hospitals’ information management system to optimize the clinical prescription process. (Left in the front row: Dongyuan Wang, general manager of Intelligent Medical Services Department, JD Health)
JD and the local government and enterprises in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province announced a partnership on September 15th to co-develop pig farming and pork products. As a poverty alleviation effort and under the company’s “support agriculture” program, JD announced the plan at a signing ceremony to sell RMB 200 million yuan of Harbin’s “running mountain pig” within one year in China. The company will build several playgrounds for pigs to allow the pigs to do sufficient daily exercises in a space that is ten times larger than the average pig farm.
In a fireside chat during the World Retail Congress Connected event on September 15th, Chenkai Ling, head of Strategy Development and CEO office at JD Retail shared his views on business agility. Click here to read more.
RIMOWA, the global leader in the premium luggage space, launched a flagship store on JD.com on September 15th.