Workers sort out packages for delivery at JD’s Yizhuang Smart Delivery Station in Beijing, Nov 11, 2020. Photo:  SCMP/Simon Song Workers sort out packages for delivery at JD’s Yizhuang Smart Delivery Station in Beijing, Nov 11, 2020. Photo:  SCMP/Simon Song
Workers sort out packages for delivery at JD’s Yizhuang Smart Delivery Station in Beijing, Nov 11, 2020. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
E-commerce

JD.com invests US$800 million in last-mile delivery service to fill a gap in its community group buying strategy

  • JD.com founder Richard Liu has created a community group buying unit to compete in what has become a key battlefield for China’s internet giants
  • The rapid growth of community group buying has seen it come under intense government scrutiny as Beijing attempts to rein in the influence of Big Tech

Topic |   E-commerce
Workers sort out packages for delivery at JD’s Yizhuang Smart Delivery Station in Beijing, Nov 11, 2020. Photo:  SCMP/Simon Song Workers sort out packages for delivery at JD’s Yizhuang Smart Delivery Station in Beijing, Nov 11, 2020. Photo:  SCMP/Simon Song
Workers sort out packages for delivery at JD’s Yizhuang Smart Delivery Station in Beijing, Nov 11, 2020. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
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