JD Central, an e-commerce joint venture between Central Group, the biggest retail conglomerate in Thailand, and JD.com, the largest retailer in China, has announced its official launch in Thailand.
It said it wanted to bring the number of warehouses to five within this year, in support of its e-commerce business’s robust growth.
To provide a boundless online shopping experience, the firm guarantees all 100 per cent authentic products on its platform and relies on its integrated logistics service to offer fast delivery, with an aim to be the most trusted brand and leading online e-commerce player.
Vincent Yang, chief executive officer of JD Central, said: “Since JD Central has opened its platform to the public this past June, the company has received a warm reception from Thai customers.
"This shows JD Central’s potential in becoming the leader in the online retail market, driven by technology integration. The company strictly adheres to 100 per cent authentic products policy with zero tolerance to counterfeit goods, as our ambition to build confidence and establish trust among our customers.
“Since June, JD Central has received online orders that are 15 times higher than what was originally expected; which 80 per cent of our customers access the platform via their mobile phones, reflecting an impressive surge in growth."