Richard Liu is the found of JD.com. JD.com is a e-commerce company that works out of Beijing. Liu started JD.com in hopes of making just a little extra money, but in reality he ended up designing a business that would carry him through the future of his life. He started the company around the year of 1998. When he first started the company it was just a small storefront, but it did not take long for the company to begin to grow. Richard Liu took the business to the online level around the year of 2004. As he did this he began to learn more about technology and what technology could bring to his future.
JD.com begin to see a huge rise in popularity. He soon realized that if he took the company to the international level then he could be even more successful so he did just that. As he took on this opportunity to grow his business he realized that he should have a way of protecting his business and his products in the event of loss or damage. This helped more people be able to trust his work and what he had to offer them. By 2014 JD.com had over three thousand stations all across the world that helped with their delivery and almost two thousand stations that allowed for pickup of products.
After going online JD.com quickly became the country’s biggest online company offering direct sales. Richard Liu never dreamed that his small storefront business would quickly become a national phenomenon, but he is so proud of what he has built. Richard Liu knew that he needed to make a little money to get through life so he took a chance on the small store. He put in some learning and developed a huge feat.