BEIJING, Sept. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wowo Limited (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:JMU), a leading B2B online e-commerce platform that provides integrated services to suppliers and customers in the foodservice industry in China, today announced that the Company entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Chunmin Internet Financial Information Service Co., Ltd. (“Chunmin”) on September 3rd, 2016.
With China’s large catering and foodservice B2B market and JM Wowo’s fast-growing B2B business, JM Wowo and Chunmin reached a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly build a supply chain finance company to provide JM Wowo’s B2B customers related services, including order factoring, credit granting service on the platform, financing and leasing as well as other aspects of supply chain finance services.
Additionally, JM Wowo and Chunmin will further discuss the cooperation in detail and begin planning the framework of the supply chain finance company’s construction. In particularly, they will blueprint the business model of the supply chain finance company to efficiently support transactions on JM Wowo’s online marketplace.
Chunmin has deep resources and professionally experienced in the supply chain finance arena and is optimistic about JM Wowo’s favorable trend in B2B restaurant and hotel business development. Chunmin shares the same outlook with JM Wowo’s management team about China’s supply chain finance market and has strong confidence in setting up and operating the supply chain finance company together with JM Wowo in the future.
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About JM Wowo Limited
Wowo Limited currently operates China’s leading B2B online e-commerce platform that provides integrated services to suppliers and customers in the foodservice industry. With the help of Internet and cloud technologies, the Company has the vision to reshape the procurement and distribution pattern and build a fair business ecosystem in the catering industry in China. The Company is further promoting the use of its platform for small- and medium-sized restaurants and restaurant chains in China.
Through cooperation with national and local industry associations and reputable restaurant groups across China, the Company has formed a leading industrial alliance and has great resource leverage in China’s catering industry. The Company works closely with suppliers and customers in the catering industry, providing one-stop procurement services, as well as other value-added services.
Contact: Zhao Lichao IR Director Wowo Limited firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 86-183 2119 5582