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JD.Com Announces Launch of Apple Watch Sales

BEIJING, March 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JD.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:JD), China's largest online direct sales company, announced today that it will offer the new Apple Watch and 12-inch Macbook for sale through the JD.com website and through its Weixin entry point beginning on April 24, simultaneously with the launch of sales in Apple Stores in Mainland China.

"China has some of the most fervent Apple fans in the world so we are delighted that we will begin selling the Apple Watch and new Macbook on JD.com, simultaneously with the official launch in Apple Stores across the country," said Mr. Haoyu Shen, CEO of JD Mall. "JD.com's same and next-day delivery network will help ensure our customers are among the first in the world to get their hands into the Apple Watch. For those who want their Apple products even faster than standard same-day delivery, JD.com will also offer three-hour delivery, as we did for the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus phones."

JD.com began taking pre-orders for the Macbook today, while customers will be able to pre-order the Apple Watch beginning on April 10.

About JD.com, Inc

JD.com, Inc. is the leading online direct sales company in China. The Company strives to offer consumers the best online shopping experience. Through its content-rich and user-friendly website jd.com and mobile applications, JD.com offers a wide selection of authentic products at competitive prices and delivers products in a speedy and reliable manner. The Company believes it has the largest fulfillment infrastructure of any e-commerce company in China. JD.com operated 7 fulfillment centers and a total of 123 warehouses in 40 cities, and in total 3,210 delivery stations and pickup stations in 1,862 counties and districts across China, staffed by its own employees. The Company provided same-day delivery in 134 counties and districts under its 211 program and next-day delivery in another 866 counties and districts across China as of December 31, 2014.

CONTACT: For media inquiries, please contact: JD.com Josh Gartner Senior Director, International Communications +86-10-5895-9315 Josh@JD.com

Source:JD.com