Chinese B2C e-commerce provider JD.com recently announced plans to separate its former clothing and home business unit into two units: a clothing business unit and a home and lifestyle business unit.
JD Group's vice president and former clothing and home business unit president Xin Lijun will be president of home and lifestyle business unit; while Ding Xia will be appointed as president of clothing business unit.
After the separation, JD's clothing business unit will have eight major business divisions and related supporting teams, covering clothing, owned clothing business, sports and fitness, shoes and bags, luxury and jewelry, watches and clocks, international brands, and other clothing owned brands.
The home and lifestyle business unit will have seven major businesses, including home and decoration, automobile supplies, medical and healthcare, pharmaceutical city, JD auction, automotive aftermarket, and owned home brands. It will also include open platform service departments such as an operational management department, service management department, vendor ability improvement department, product support department, and vendor research and development department.