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JD.com Announces Partnership with The Group Zannier

BEIJING, June 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JD.com (Nasdaq:JD), China’s largest online direct sales company, today announced that the Group Zannier, the global leader in children’s fashion, will launch its first ecommerce flagship store in China on JD.com’s cross-border ecommerce platform, JD Worldwide. The store will feature products from three of the group’s most popular children’s fashion brands – Kenzo Kids, Catimini and 3 pommes, providing Chinese online shoppers with direct access to the Group Zannier’s extensive range of children’s fashion for the first time.

Headquartered in France, the Group Zannier manages a portfolio of 15 of the best-known brands in children’s fashion across more than 900 stores and 10,000 points of sale globally. The group’s flagship store on JD.com will be its first official ecommerce outlet in China, and will enable Chinese consumers to buy clothing and accessories for babies, children and teens from some of the Group Zannier’s key brands.

“The Group Zannier is one of the most influential companies in children’s fashion globally, and we’re delighted to add them to our increasingly diverse selection for Chinese parents,” said Tony Qiu, General Manager of JD Worldwide. “With China now on the cusp of a baby boom, the partnership will further expand our baby and maternal offering, which is already one of the best-selling categories on our platform. We’re looking forward to working with the Group Zannier to tap into the growing consumer demand in high quality imported fashion, and to support the Group Zannier’s business growth in China.”

“JD.com’s reputation for quality and authenticity, and focus on providing a superior user experience are crucial for us in selecting an ecommerce partner in China,” said Gaël Estublier, International Group Director at Group Zannier “We’re excited to work with JD.com to access their 170 million active users and bring more high quality, international fashion to consumers in China.”

The launch of the Group Zannier's official store on JD.com is assisted by France-based China ecommerce specialist F2C E-Solution.

Since its launch in April 2015, JD Worldwide has attracted brands and merchants from over 40 countries and regions. JD Worldwide currently features over 3.3 million SKUs from 7,300 international brands.

About JD.com

JD.com, Inc. is China’s leading online direct sales company and the country’s largest Internet company by revenue. 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. As of March 31, 2016, JD.com operated 7 fulfillment centers and 209 warehouses, and in total 5,987 delivery stations and pickup stations in 2,493 counties and districts across China, staffed by its own employees. JD.com is a member of the NASDAQ100.

About The Group Zannier

The Group Zannier is a global leader in children fashion since 1962. With 15 brands, more than 80 export countries, and 44 Million items sold we use our Creative Power and Expertise to comfort our client in their fashion choices.

From birth to teenage, our company wants to protect, embellish and make Child(hood) glitter thanks to appropriate Apparel Products and Brand Values dedicated to all the children in the world as well as their parents.

Contacts:

JD.com
Media
Josh Gartner
VP, International Corporate Affairs
+86 (10) 8911-6155 (China)
+1 (914) 439-5315 (US)
Press@JD.com

Investor Relations
Ruiyu Li
Director of Investor Relations
+86 (10) 8912-6805
IR@JD.com

The Group Zannier
G. Estublier
International Group Director
gestublier@zanniergroup.com

Source:JD.com