JD.com has opened its largest offline store in Chongqing today, offering products from more than 1,000 local and international brands to celebrate Singlesâ€™ Day.
The store, JD E-SPACE, spanning 50,000 square metres, features a wide variety of products, including electronics, home appliances, digital accessories, health, fitness and beauty products, and office supplies.
To further enhance the shopping experience, the store also features some brand-experience zones such as Appleâ€™s largest authorised offline experience store; Microsoftâ€™s first future-smart home experience area in China; General Electricâ€™s first omni-channel home appliances store in China; and scooter manufacturer Ninebotâ€™s first authorised offline experience store in China.
Yang Zisheng, head of offline business at JD Home Appliances, said: â€śEquipped with the most advanced technologies and state-of-the-art products, JD E-SPACE provides consumers not only shopping convenience, but also an immersive and interactive experience.â€ť
Other than products, JD.com said that JD E-SPACE is also the only store offering 5G network coverage in China. The store also features dynamic price tags to ensure store prices are aligned with online prices; QR codes for consumers to place orders instantly; and robots to guide customers and introduce products.
To buy products, consumers can scan a code to buy and have items delivered to their homes by JD Logistics, usually within 24 hours, or they can complete their purchase on-site and carry home in-stock products immediately.