Top 10 eCommerce Companies in the World 2018

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2. JD.COM

JD.COM is a Chinese B2C ecommerce company. Company is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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Formerly it was known with a name 360buy and currently this platform has more than 260 million active users, who are engaged with offers, new products and much more. Company was founded by Liu Quiangdong in 1998, that’s why it is also known with a name Jingdong.

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The company firstly started its business as optical magneto store but soon they diversified, selling mobile phones, electronics etc. the company is making use of AI and high tech technology to improve its delivery system. JD.COM now offers wide variety of products, almost across every major category like FMCG, food, home appliances, apparel etc. They possess largest drone delivery system, robots and autonomous technology, delivery through drones. They are currently testing autonomous robots for making deliveries and also they are investing huge amount in building drone delivery airports, driverless deliveries using autonomous trucks etc. This company was able to achieve record by selling products of worth $19 billion in a single day in the year 2017. The company is also famous for its Jingteng’s plan, this strategy provides brand owners information about the accurate target consumer groups and helps merchants to achieve effective and accurate marketing which helps them in increasing their sales further. Walmart sold its ecommerce business in the year 2016 to JD.COM to get 5% equity stake in JD.COM. JD.COM is planning to increase its presence across Europe, UK and France in coming years.

Revenues (B$): 37.9

Growth Rate: 40%



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