NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of JD.com, Inc. ("JD.com") (Nasdaq:JD), the largest online direct sales company in China, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on May 22, 2014.
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JD.com offers its customers a wide selection of authentic products at competitive prices through its content-rich and user-friendly website and mobile applications. In order to have better control over fulfillment and to ensure customer satisfaction, JD.com built a nationwide fulfillment infrastructure and last-mile delivery network staffed by its own employees. In 2010 JD.com launched its online marketplace business, which provides a platform for third-party sellers as well as a suite of value-added fulfillment and other services.
"JD.com's core philosophy is to always ensure customers are the top priority," said Bob Greifeld, CEO of NASDAQ OMX. "By providing a diverse offering of consumer products and other value-added services, JD.com's customers enjoy a compelling online retail experience. NASDAQ congratulates JD.com on its successful initial public offering and we look forward to celebrating many more milestones together in the years to come."
By listing with NASDAQ, JD.com joins many of the world's largest and most revolutionary technology companies. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to over 70 percent of technology companies listed in the U.S. markets.
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