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JD Turns to Google, Walmart to Build Global E-Commerce Empire

David Ramli, Eric Newcomer
JD Turns to Google, Walmart to Build Global E-Commerce Empire

Richard Liu built an e-commerce giant in China by tapping into the nation’s appetite for technology. As his JD.com Inc. sets its sights on global expansion, he’s turning to others for help: Google and Walmart Inc. Just a few months after Google bought a $550 million stake in JD, Liu said he’s in the early stages of strategic planning with the search giant to win customers outside its home market.