Suning.com and its logistics subsidiary became involved in a bankruptcy review case on November 21, triggering rumors about the e-commerce platform that has been struggling with a persistent debt crisis. This report was later officially denied by the company.
Suning Retail Cloud announced on March 30 that it achieved its goal of opening 600 retail cloud stores in the first three months of 2021.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has signed an exclusive sponsorship deal with Suning Esports (SN), acting as the exclusive smartphone sponsor for its League of Legends team currently competing in the League of Legends Pro League Spring Split.
The return of the once-ubiquitous street vendors was expected to bring back Chinese economic vibrancy that was affected by COVID-19, but the public frenzy has been contained by local officials in Beijing.
On June 23, Suning.com Corporation announced that its subsidiary Suning International purchased an 80 percent stake in Carrefour China.
JD.com logistics CEO Wang Zhen-hui said at 2017 NewGen Logistics World Summit on December 11 that due to consumption, industrial upgrades and technological advancements, the logistics industry is entering a new era defined by short chains, smartness and symbiosis.