Top 10 eCommerce Companies in the World 2017

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5. JD

JD is Jingdong Mall which is shortly called as JD. Founded in 1998 and the company’s headquarter is in Beijing.


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The company went online in January 2004, and it established a subsidiary in Shanghai in 2006 and a subsidiary in Guangzhou in 2007. It was officially named as JD in 2007 and its domain was 360buy, under which it sold e-books, CD’s and DVD’s.

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It launched a platform for brand owners called the “POP” platform. The company widened its market to international arena by using en.360buy.com. In 2013, its domain name was renamed as JD.com. In 2015 it launched its Russian site in order to expand globally. In June 2016, Walmart sold its Chinese E-commerce business to JD. It mainly focuses on B2C online retailers by its revenue and transaction volume.

JD is largest ecommerce company by revenue in China. It is also a Fortune Global 500 member. GMV increased to RMB658.2 billion in 2016. They believe in providing seamless online shopping experience to their customers. Through their user friendly interface and rich content, jd.com, offers a wide selection of authentic products to shop from. Their own nationwide fulfillment infrastructure which is staffed by their own employees is a point of differentiation. There is an unmatchable last-mile delivery network, which supports both our online direct sales and online marketplace businesses.

JD.com has over hundred thousand merchants on online marketplace and over hundred thousand employees working fulltime by the end of last year. JD is a technology-driven company and have invested heavily in developing own highly scalable proprietary technology platform

Revenue: $ 11.6 Billion



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