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O2O, data, and blockchain are revolutionizing real estate in China

Editor’s note: This article is part of our JLL proptech series, produced in cooperation with JLL, a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. We believe in transparency in our publishing and monetization model. Read more here. China is a crowded country and finding a place to call home can be daunting. […]

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JD.com grossed RMB 160 billion in its mid-year sale with the help of physical stores

China’s e-commerce platform JD.com reached RMB 159.2 billion in sales during its annual 618 Shopping Festival, which occurred between June 1 and June 18. The company said transactions were up 37% compared with the same period last year, and more than 90% of the orders from JD’s self-operated stores achieved same-day or next-day delivery, thanks […]

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JD’s O2O service inks new deal with brick-and-mortar store chain FamilyMart

JD has been aggressively entering offline stores keeping pace with its biggest rival Alibaba. Its newest deal is with FamilyMart, Japan’s second largest convenience store chain after 7-Eleven. JD’s new cooperation deal means that users will be able to order goods through JD’s O2O service Jing Dong Dao Jia (京东到家 or “Door-to-Door JD”). Goods will […]