Sina Technology News December 9th morning news, Alibaba group and Haier group announced today reached a strategic cooperation. Alibaba group Haier Group subsidiary of Haier electric appliances amounted to 2 billion 822 million yuan (HK $2 billion 213 million) investment. The two sides will be based on the Haier group advantage in supply chain management, logistics, warehousing and distribution installation services, advantages and Alibaba group in the e-commerce ecosystem, to create new appliances and bulky goods logistics, installation services system and standard, the system will be open to the whole society.
this strategic cooperation, the Alibaba group of Haier Group subsidiary Haier Electric Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Haier) for a total investment of HK $2 billion 822 million. The Alibaba group of Haier’s goodaymart logistics to invest 1 billion 857 million Hong Kong dollars, the establishment of the joint venture company, including: 1) to subscribe for 9.9% stake goodaymart logistics, the amount is HK $541 million; 2) for Haier electric issued amount of HK $1 billion 316 million of convertible bonds, the convertible bonds can be converted into the next day the logistics of 24.1% of the shares. In addition, Alibaba group to subscribe for shares of Haier electric appliance investment 965 million yuan Hong Kong dollars, after obtaining the investment of Haier shares of 2%.
Haier group is committed to providing better housing for the global consumer life solutions. The subsidiary of Haier electric appliances and bulky goods distribution in field installation services with depth layout — Haier’s goodaymart logistics has shipped 9 bases in the nation, 90 logistics distribution center, warehouse area of 2 million square meters or more. At the same time has established more than 7 thousand and 600 county-level stores, about 26000 Township stores, the village level Liaison Station 190 thousand. And more than 2 thousand and 800 counties in the country to establish a logistics and distribution stations and service providers in the network, has been in the country into a series of home appliances and bulk goods warehousing, logistics, distribution, installation of a service network.
Alibaba group has been committed to creating a benign social business ecology. Among them, the Alibaba group’s B2C platform Tmall has 70 thousand brands stationed in 2012 turnover exceeded RMB 200 billion yuan. 2013 Tmall 11 shopping carnival, a single day to gather a total of 400 million consumers involved in the transaction amount exceeded RMB 35 billion yuan. The same day, Tmall’s electricity trading volume grew by more than 350% on the same day last year, while the volume of large commodities, including furniture, including the same day last year, an increase of up to 150%.
of this strategic cooperation, the two sides will each invest resources, make full use of the Haier group in the logistics and services more than a decade of experience and advanced operation of Alibaba in electronic commerce, data and information in the field of leading edge, with the whole process of experience convenient and safe for consumers. The two sides will jointly established by the newly established logistics Co., Ltd., the joint venture to establish the industry’s leading end to end logistics service standards, to build coverage at all levels of the market >