Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, Inc., Institute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in the U.S. co-launched a joint lab on blockchain research on Oct. 21 in Beijing.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com partnered with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and The China Children and Teenagers’ Fund (CCTF) to launch the second-annual “Green Planet-Sustainable Week” event.
On the afternoon of Sept. 27, JD.com Inc. announced that the online retail platform JD CENTRAL, built together with Thai conglomerate Central Group of Companies, will officially launch on Sept. 28 in Thailand.
The sexual misconduct allegation against Richard Liu, founder and CEO of China’s e-commerce giant JD.com, has now been handed over for prosecution, according to a statement released by the U.S. Minneapolis police on September 20.
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News of Liu Qiangdong’s arrest broke out over the Labor Day weekend in the U.S. city of Minneapolis. Liu, chairman and CEO of the Chinese e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc., was briefly arrested for alleged criminal sexual misconduct and has since been released from custody.
JD.com Inc, China’s second largest e-commerce platform, reported a 31.2 percent rise in its second-quarter revenue on Thursday, falling short of analysts’ estimates after a worse-than-expected sale season.
China’s leading e-commerce platform JD.com opened its first overseas unmanned store, JD.ID X-Mart, an AI-powered experience store in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.
China’s information authority released a list of top 100 Chinese Internet companies on July 27, ranking Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu, JD.com, and NetEase as the top five.
Fortune Magazine published on July 19 its annual global list of 500 corporations. This year, 120 Chinese companies made the cut, which makes China a close second to the U.S. with 126 companies.
China’s new e-commerce platform, Pinduoduo, plans to raise a maximum of $1.87 billion through its listing on the NASDAQ Global Select section, according to its updated prospectus to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
JD Finance announced on July 12 the details of their upcoming Series B fundraising round. The financial spin-off of the e-commerce platform JD.com Inc. will raise 13 billion yuan ($1.95 billion) at a post-money valuation of 133 billion yuan by the end of this quarter.
On June 18, JD.com concluded its annual shopping festival with a transaction volume of around US$24.5 billion. On the same day, the e-commerce platform also announced an investment from Google of $550 million. What does this new alliance mean? Listen to latest episode from TechBuzz China to find out!
Pinduoduo, one of China’s largest e-commerce unicorns, looks to raise around US$1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO), confirming a report published earlier by Pandaily.
On the morning of June 28, sources from China Entrepreneur Magazine disclose that leading e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is rumored to be filing for an IPO at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission next week, with Goldman Sachs and China International Capital Corporation as the main underwriters.