Making gains of 24% in its brand value (2020 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands), JD.com is well placed to offer advice on building and maintaining a successful brand – even during a global pandemic. The company’s VP of Corporate Brand, Major Zhu, tells us how the company has pivoted, the crucial competitive advantage of deep customer knowledge, and the role of brand at JD.com. He looks at some of the ways technology was able to help them better serve customers during the COVID-19 outbreak, and discusses their global expansion – with some advice for ‘foreign’ companies looking to enter the Chinese market.
Future Proof is the marketing podcast from Saïd Business School, Oxford University, and Kantar.
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