Richard Liu Qiangdong is a leading entrepreneur based in China. He has recently attended an event where he talked about his business and career background with a panelist. During the conversation he had with the panelist, Ricahrd Liu discussed his business and how he started it up. Liu said that the company JD.com was founded with an emphasis on ecommerce. Richard revealed that he believed that it is essential to have ecommerce in the retail industry in order to be successful. Since founding JD, Liu has been able to establish it as the top retailer in China. When he was talking with the panelist, he talked about how the company is looking to expand its shipping routes. He is looking to provide shipping to locations in both Europe and North America.
For the past several years, Richard Liu Qiangdong has been the chief executive officer of his company JD.com. He founded the company after running another retail business. After he closed down his previous company, Richard Liu realized that it was essential to have ecommerce. With ecommerce, a business would be able to sell products to anyone from anywhere in the world. By devising this concept for a business, Richard started up JD in an effort to get more involved in the retail industry. Shortly after establishing JD.com, Richard Liu looked to innovate the company on a regular basis. Today, the company has improved their shipping methods by using drone technology.
It has also made agreements with other major companies in the fashion and food and beverage sectors as well. Prior to staring up JD and his previous retail business, Richard Liu Qiangdong attended a couple of leading universities in China. He completed degree programs at one of the top business schools. After completing his education, Richard Liu worked in the technology industry as a director of computing as well as a computer programmer. While he was still in college, he founded his first business which was a restaurant. This restaurant allowed Richard Liu to get some valuable experience in starting and running a business. As a result, it allowed him to develop the necessary skills to succeed as an entrepreneur in the future.