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transcosmos Opens “transcosmos Global Flagship Store” within “JD.com”, the Largest Direct Sales model E-Commerce Marketplace in China

Delivers Japanese superior products to Chinese consumers

October 4, 2016

transcosmos inc.

transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) opened “transcosmos Global Flagship Store” (visit from http://transcosmos.jd.hk/) on “JD Worldwide”, a cross-border e-commerce website for Chinese market and an affiliate of China’s leading e-commerce marketplace “JD.com”, operated by JD.com, Inc. (Headqurters: Beijing, China; CEO: Richard Liu; hereafter, JD.COM). As one of the transcosmos’s global e-commerce one-stop services, transcosmos Global Flagship Store brings attractive Japanese products to Chinese consumers via international delivery, leveraging the company’s cross-border e-commerce scheme.

JD.com is the largest “direct sales” model e-commerce marketplace in China and it continues to grow rapidly since its opening in 2004. JD.COM operates direct sales model e-commerce marketplace, where sellers put their products on the company’s website, as well as “shopping mall” model e-commerce marketplace, where sellers open their own stores and sell their products on the website. In 2015, the company achieved gross transaction volume of 470 billion yuan (approximately 7.1 trillion JPY) and boasts 188.1 million active users. JD Worldwide, which opened in 2015 as a cross-border e-commerce website, is a BtoC marketplace for overseas businesses. The marketplace offers various solutions including logistics and marketing support in China for businesses across 50 countries around the world. JD Worldwide is also a highly trusted marketplace as it strictly controls the products sold on the marketplace by setting rules such as only allowing the brand owners or the brands’ official sales agencies to sell on JD Worldwide.

Now, transcosmos starts distributing client companies’ superior products through its global flagship store on JD Wordlwide. Leveraging transcosmos Global Flagship Store, client companies can conduct pilot marketing and operate cross-border business targeting Chinese market with low risk. The store also enables them to avoid making huge investments required to open the stores by themselves. From now on, transcosmos will support client companies to wholesale their products to JD.com and JD Worldwide and ultimately to make them succeed in their move into the Chinese e-commerce market by enhancing partnership with JD.COM.

transcosmos Global Flagship store delivers “Japanese superior products on wish list” to Chinese consumers

transcosmos Global Flagship Store offers recommendation on the collection of authentic Japanese masterpieces as well as quintessential Japanese lifestyle for consumers in China. transcosmos aims to communicate the ingenuity and the beauty of Japanese products to make the Chinese consumers fully satisfied with the products they purchase.

Flagship store name : “transcosmos Global Flagship Store”
Visit the store from : http://transcosmos.jd.hk/

store site

Chinese e-commerce market continues to claim high growth ratio and said to share 40% of the global market. transcosmos will further accelerate its business expansion, including cross-border e-commerce business, in the Chinese e-commerce market which shows tremendous potential.

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About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched its operations in 1966. Since then we have combined superior “people” with up-to-date “technology” to enhance the competitive strength of our client companies by providing them with superior and valuable services. transcosmos currently offers Cost Reduction Services (contact center, back-office service for HR/Financial/Sales depts., order management and SCM, system development & operation etc.) and Sales Expansion Services (big data analysis, internet advertising, developing & operating website, smartphone/SNS utilization, telemarketing etc.). transcosmos continues to pursue Operational Excellence by providing these services through our 163 locations in 29 countries with a focus in Asia. Furthermore, following the expansion of e-commerce market on the global scale, transcosmos provides a comprehensive One-Stop Global E-Commerce Services to deliver our clients companies’ excellent products and services to consumers in 46 countries around the globe. transcosmos aims to be the “Global BPO Partner” of our client companies, providing them with high quality BPO services on a global scale.

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transcosmos inc. Public Relations & Advertising Department
Email: pressroom@trans-cosmos.co.jp

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