Life Services

JD Health Launches Telehealth services for Pets
Life Services

JD Health Launches Telehealth services for Pets

JD Health is extending its telehealth services from human to pets. A joint announcement by JD Health and JD Pet was made in Beijing on Oct. 8, to launch a O2O healthcare service platform called “JD Pet Hospital,” which covers the entire lifetime of pets from disease prevention and diagnosis to comprehensive health management. Over 3,000 veterinarians have registered on JD Pet Hospital. The Vetenarians will provide 24/7 online pet health consultation services through text, images and video calls. The hospital now contains 7 departments, and mainly focuses on cats, dogs and some other common pet animals.  Services include medical advice, medicine prescription and ordering, physical examination report analysis and more. “JD Health is committed to improving the quality of telemedicine s...
JD Pet adding new 24/7 service for Veterinarian  consultation
Life Services, Tech

JD Pet adding new 24/7 service for Veterinarian consultation

Jdcom just added another service to their lineup. JD Pet will offer 24/7 online consultation services through videos, pictures and texts on JD.com. The service started on Aug 18. Pet owners can access the service by clicking “Ask the Veterinarian for Free” on some of the product details pages. They can enjoy up to 30-minute online consultation services provided by professional and practicing veterinarians via videos, pictures and texts. JD Pet is the first platform to offer video consultation services in the Chinese pet industry. At present, China’s pet industry has entered a stable and mature period of growth, and the market size in 2020 is close to RMB 300 billion yuan. Affected by the epidemic, more and more people will have their own pets, and the industry is expected to be ...
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba formed a new life services division to take on Meituan
Life Services

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba formed a new life services division to take on Meituan

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has formed a new life services division that covers digital mapping, online travel booking and food delivery in its latest corporate restructuring, a move that is poised to ratchet up competition with on-demand local services market leader Meituan. Alibaba partner Yu Yongfu will lead the new group that includes digital mapping platform AutoNavi. Another business they will operate is the online travel business Fliggy, local services platforms Ele.me and Koubei. This is according to an internal letter issued last Friday by Daniel Zhang Yong, chairman and chief executive of Alibaba. The businesses under the division all provide location-based services. The term generally stands for software technologies that apply geographic data to provid...