Double 11, or Singles’ Day, is the largest online shopping festival in China. In addition to Double 11, another mid-year campaign 618 around 18 June is also very important to retailers. Double 11 is the creation of Alibaba’s Tmall while 618 was started by Jingdong. Every June is the anniversary month of JD; and, the promotion […]
JD.com (Jingdong) Intro, Stats, News & Insights
Jingdong (JD.com), formerly known as 360Buy, is one of China's largest B2C online retailers and now listed on NASDAQ.
JD.com started with a focus on online direct sales selling electronics products on 360buy.com. As it gained popularity, it started accepting other retailers as an e-commerce marketplace.
jingdong was founded by Liu Qiangdong (a.k.a. Richard Liu) in July 1998, and its B2C platform went online in 2004. It started as an online magneto-optical store, but soon diversified, selling electronics, mobile phones, computers, etc. Jingdong Mall changed the domain name to 360buy.com in June 2007, and to JD.com in 2013.
Jingdong's gross merchandise volume, or GMV, increased from RMB32.7 billion in 2011 to RMB73.3 billion in
2012 and RMB125.5 billion (US$20.7 billion) in 2013.
The number of products JD.com offer through Jingdong's online direct sales and marketplace has grown from approximately 1.5 million stock keeping units, or SKUs, as of December 31, 2011 to approximately 7.2 million SKUs as of December 31, 2012 to approximately 25.7 million SKUs as of December 31, 2013 and further to approximately 40.2 million as of March 31, 2014.
Electronics products and home appliances accounted for 80.1%, 65.3% and 63.6% of Jingdong's total GMV in 2011, 2012 and 2013, respectively, and general merchandise and others for 19.9%, 34.7% and 36.4%.
JD.com had 12.5 million, 29.3 million and 47.4 million active customer accounts and fulfilled approximately 65.9 million, 193.8 million and 323.3 million orders in 2011, 2012 and 2013, respectively.
JD.com made a strategic decision in 2007 to build and operate Jingdong's own nationwide fulfillment infrastructure. JD.com operated 86 warehouses with an aggregate gross floor area of approximately 1.5 million square meters in 36 cities and 1,620 delivery stations and 214 pickup stations in 495 cities across China as of March 31, 2014, and had 24,412 delivery personnel, 11,145 warehouse staff and 5,832 customer service personnel as of April 1, 2014.
Leveraging this nationwide fulfillment infrastructure, JD.com deliver a majority of the orders directly to customers Jingdong'sselves, over 70% of which JD.comre delivered on the day the order was placed or the day after. As of March 31, 2014, JD.com provided same-day delivery in 43 cities under Jingdong's 211 program and next-day delivery in another 256 cities across China.
Jingdong GMV for the first quarter of 2017 increased by 42% to 184.1 billion yuan (US$26.7 billion) from 129.3 billion yuan in Q1 2016. Annual active customer accounts increased by 40% to 236.5 million in the twelve months ended March 31, 2017, from 169.1 million in the twelve months ended March 31, 2016.
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The total transactions of China’s online shopping market totaled 4.7 trillion yuan (US$680 bn) in 2016 with an increase of 23.9%; and, it’s estimated to reach 7.3 trillion yuan (US$1.06 trillion) in 2019. Tmall dominates China’s B2C online shopping market with over 56% market share. B2C online shopping market will grow to over 60% in 2019 […]
China’s online retailing market will grow to $1.7 trillion by 2020 compared with $750 billion last year, according to a new report from Goldman Sachs.
Jingdong annual active customer accounts increased by 46% to 226.6 million in 2016 from 155.0 million in 2015. Net revenues for 2016 were RMB260.2 billion (US$37.5 billion), an increase of 44% from 2015.
Deloitte’s annual Global Powers of Retailing report identifies the 250 largest retailers around the world. JD.com ranks on top of all Chinese companies in the Top 250 retailers list.
Alibaba is ranked the world’s second most valuable retail brand with a brand value of US$49.30 billion, according to WPP’s new 2016/2017 BrandZ Top 25 Most Valuable global Retail Brands ranking.
The top e-commerce platforms in China are JD, Tmall, and YHD in 2016 according to Kantar Retail.
Total transaction value of China online shopping market reached 1.15 trillion yuan (US$166.85 billion) in Q3 2016, up 23.6% YoY or 2.6% QoQ, according to data from iResearch.
JD.com reported net revenues of RMB 60.7 billion (US$9.1 billion) and gross profit of RMB9.6 billion (US$1.4 billion) for Q3 2016.
JD.com GMV for the second quarter of 2016 increased by 47% to RMB160.4 billion (US$24.1 billion) from the core GMV (excluding Paipai.com) of RMB108.7 billion in the second quarter of 2015 according to JD.com.