JD.com, the No. 1 in Chinese BtoC e-commerce and No. 2 worldwide according to Deloitte with $ 55.7 billion in 2017, has just joined the Chinese section of Nexus Automotive International.
The merger of e-commerce sites with international groupings of so-called traditional parts distribution is certainly not new.In December, the Chinese car parts siteJiangsu Carzone Auto Parts(owned by Alibaba) had alreadybecome a member of the international group ATR.Not to mention that in 2015, our national championOscarohad joined the other international group of German origin, Temot International.
But what is radically new with JD.com, is that a player in general e-commerce and choose a membership in a traditional distribution group to accompany his landing in the online room.And probably worldwide. Because the piece is a new sector for JD.com who tries it since 2017, but where he hopes to achieve $ 1.1 billion in sales from 2021.