JD.COM ‘U.S. MALL’ LAUNCH EVENT IN NYC
photo by JD CEO Richard Liu (3rd from right) celebrates the launch of US Mall at JD.com at an event in New York on Monday, July 20 2015. Photo: Xinhua
Published: July 21, 2015 (New York)
By Marianna Fundator (Arbitrago, Inc.)
Yesterday, on Monday, July 20, 2015, China’s largest online direct sales company, JD.com, Inc. unveiled their launch of “U.S. Mall”, it’s cross-boarder platform, where Chinese consumers can buy authentic products that are imported from the United States.
Main features that sets JD.com apart from its competitors – “Zero Tolerance” policies for counterfeit products and being #1 in terms of customer satisfaction. While delivering authentic products, JD.com offers almost an instant gratification from a purchase, delivering, at times, within 15 to 30 minutes after an order being placed!
“Made in USA” products are experiences an increasing demand and Chinese online customers are buying American products at an exponential rate. U.S. exports into China in 2014 was totaling over 123 billion dollars, according to Alfred Goh, Senior Vice President & Global Head, Fast Growing Enterprises, DHL Customer Solutions and Innovation.
Mr. Richard Liu, JD’s founder and CEO announced that among other brand offerings, the company will be selling Taylor Swift’s clothing collection, designed exclusively for JD.com customers. According to Mr. Liu, the new U.S. Mall will bring a variety of U.S. brands and products to the Chinese market in categories ranging from electronics, personal care and cosmetics, apparel and accessories, to baby care products and more.
JD.com’s launch event was held in The Plaza hotel in New York on Monday, with representatives from major U.S. brands, specifically invited to the event. JD.com will also hold another business session for its partners later this week in Los Angeles, California.
About: JD.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:JD) is the largest online direct sales company in China. The company strives to offer consumers the best online shopping experience. Through its content-rich and user-friendly website jd.com and mobile applications, JD.com offers a wide selection of authentic products at competitive prices and delivers products in a speedy and reliable manner. The company believes it has the largest fulfillment infrastructure of any e-commerce company in China. As of March 31, 2015, JD.com operated 7 fulfillment centers and a total of 143 warehouses in 43 cities, and in total 3,539 delivery stations and pickup stations in 1,961 counties and districts across China, staffed by its own employees. The company provides standard same-day delivery in more than 130 counties and districts, and standard next-day delivery in more than another 850 counties and districts across China.
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