JINGDONG statistics and facts

Jingdong Statistics and Facts


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  • Company Type


  • Headquarters

    Beijing, China

  • Founder & CEO

    Mr. Richard Liu Qiangdong

  • Number of Employees

    Over 200,000 full-time employees as of September 2019

  • Founded Year

    18 June 1998

  • Geographical Presence


  • Subsidiaries

    Jingdong Technology Group Corporation, Jingdong Logistics Group Corporation, and JD.com International Limited (Hong Kong).

  • Competitors

    Alibaba Group, Amazon China, Suning Appliance Company Limited, Walmart, and GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited

  • Website


Jingdong Statistics: Jingdong Group Co., Ltd. is China’s largest leading one-stop e-commerce platform among overall retailers, and the largest Internet company in the country. The company provides direct access to over 300 Million active customers to a vast range of high-quality products, as well as supports leading international and local brands to tap into China’s online direct sales market. Jingdong started out in 1998 and began online trading operations in 2004. The company was earlier known as 360buy.com Group and was renamed in March 2013.

The Jingdong Group Co., Ltd. provides customers with user-friendly and content-rich mobile apps and access to its website (www.jd.com), through which users can choose from a wide selection of genuine products, which are available at reasonable prices. Products once selected, are then delivered rapidly to the preferred location of the buyer. Jingdong also offers convenient customer services and online payment and cash-on-delivery options. In order to ensure better customer satisfaction and to have better control over requirements, the company has its own countrywide fulfillment organization and next-day delivery network, which helps to support both online marketplace businesses and online direct sales.

Jingdong helps to set the standard for online shopping through its assurance of quality, and faithfulness and offers an enormous range of products across every major category, including apparel, electronics, fast-moving consumer goods, fresh food products, cosmetics, and home furnishing, and appliances to name a few.

JD Worldwide, which is the company’s cross-border platform, allows all global brands to directly sell products to customers in China. In addition, JD.com customers have access to products at the push of a button, which can then be delivered right to the doorstep.

In Q1 2019, the net revenue was 121,081,059 RMB Thousands

Background History of the Company:

1998: On June 18, Richard Liu established the company in Beijing, China, and it was named Jingdong Century Trading Co., Ltd.

2003: started selling products online.

2004: In January 2004, www.jdlaser.com was launched as the company’s B2C online website.

2006: Shanghai subsidiary was established in January 2006.

2007: In January 2007, the Guangzhou subsidiary was established

2007: In June, the company began using the domain name 360buy.com, and the company was renamed Jingdong Mall (JD Mall).

2008: JD Mall began transforming the business to a full-fledged e-commerce platform from an electronics retailer.

2010: In December, 360buy.com launched its online marketplace platform, and started an online bookstore. It turned into one of the first e-commerce companies to launch standard same-day and next-day delivery services.

2013: In March 2013, the 360buy.com domain name was changed to JD.com

2014: JD formed a strategic partnership with Tencent, In March. In July, JD Finance launched China’s largest crowdfunding platform.

2015: On July 20, jD.com announced its US Mall launch, which was a new channel on the company’s JD worldwide cross-border platform.

2016: JD has been working with Walmart’s partner since June 2016, and publicly launched its drone delivery service in November 2016.

2017: JD.com operated seven fulfillment centers and 335 warehouses covering 2,691 counties and districts across China till June 30.

Highlights in 2018

  • As of 30 April 2018, JD.com had around 170,000 merchants, and a total of 163,543 full-time employees as of 31 March 2018, on its online marketplace.
  • com officially launched “Jingdong Xiaozhi” as its smart customer service robot on 28 September.
  • com and Hongdou together launched the “Hongdou-JD.com Experiential Store” at Huiju Wuxi Shopping Center on 1 October 2018.
  • com aligned with over 600,000 physical stores to offer an O2O shopping experience to consumers from 20 October to 15 November 2018, including its innovative retail formats JD unmanned supermarket, and JD Home. It also includes JD Convenience Store, physical stores, and 7Fresh of its cooperating brands such as Qumei and Hongdou.
  • Jingdong uses drones to deliver needed medical supplies and consumer goods to customers in remote areas in China

In Q1 2019, there has been a growth of 15% in total active customers YoY

What’s new in 2019?

  • JD Logistics launched China’s first rotating package handling system designed for frozen storage at its Wuhan Asia No.1 warehouse.
  • On 1 January 2019, the company adopted the new lease standard ASC 842, using the optional transition method.
  • On 6 January 2019, the company launched two smart delivery stations in the cities of Hohhot and Changsha, that support the e-commerce giant’s autonomous logistics capabilities.
  • In February 2019, JD.com entered into a strategic partnership with the British Fashion Council (BFC), having been named the exclusive Chinese retail partner of London Fashion Week.
  • In March, JD Logistics launched its self-developed visual recognition batch scanning system at its Wuhan Asia No.1 warehouse, thereby greatly improving efficiency and accuracy at the warehouse’s receiving station.
  • From 31 March 2019, JD.com operated over 550 warehouses covering a cumulative gross floor area of approximately 12 Mn square meters in China.
  • In May 2019, Jingdong company partnered with Jiangsu Xinning Modern Logistics in order to automate its logistic services.

Smart delivery option:

  • Customers to get reliable, and ultra-fast delivery in the future.
  • Apart from drones, Robo-vans are a delivery option of the future.

Jingdong Fun facts:

  • Jingdong has 334.4 Mn active customers as of Q3 2019
  • 100% of net sales through jd.com are generated in China
  • 650+ warehouses are located in 46 cities with a total of 16 million Square meters, till the end of September 2019,
  • As of September 2019, there were 250,000 sellers on its online platform.
  • There has been a 36% increase in mobile active users till the end of September 2019.
  • 90% of orders are delivered the same day or the next day
  • As of Q3 2019, there are 7 fulfillment centers in 7 cities in China
  • As of Q3 2019, it has front distribution centers in 29 cities, among which 23 centers are built after IPO
  • It covers almost all counties and districts of china
  • JD.com generates approximately 31 Petabytes of data every day
  • Jingdong ranks first among the retailers in China to have a CAGR of 37% till the end of 2018
  • The number of orders fulfilled by Jingdong in 2015 was US$ 1 Bn and US$ 1.6 Bn in 2016
  • The number of delivery stations on JD.com is 539
  • It has bulky items warehouses in 70 cities
  • Approximately 90% of JD.com orders come via mobile accounts
  • Electronics and media are the most sales-generating category
  • JD.com sold RMB 159.8 Bn (US$ 23 Bn) in goods for its singles’ day campaign
  • JD.com launched a Joybuy store on the Google shopping site in June 2018
  • 210,000 JD.com merchants present
  • The major platforms like Google, Baidu, WeChat, TikTok, Sina Weibo, Tencent QQ, iQIYI, and many others are part of Jingdong’s audience network.

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