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JD.com to open first office in Australia

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has been ramping up its presence in Australia in recent months, sending more executives to local events and hiring a new team to focus specifically on recruiting Australian brands and retailers to sell through the site. Soon, the company will open its first office Down Under. “It’s just a matter of timing. I think we will do it in the not-too-distant future,” said Josh Gartner, vice president of international corporate affairs at JD.com. The announcement com