China is the largest e-commerce market in the world. Roughly 50% of global online transactions occur within China. To truly understand the Chinese competitive e-commerce landscape, we must look into the consumer trends, the characteristics of the Chinese consumer, the Chinese marketplace, growth of internet users and fintech.
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JD does not get nearly enough attention. JD can be viewed as a standard e-commerce company; they do first-party retail, which Alibaba does not do, and also operate as a marketplace, which Alibaba does. JD is both a retailer and a platform and operates an excellent niche position as the quality player with high customer service.