Tencent News Author Sun Hongchao
On the evening of April 29, the domestic smart retail company Suning Tesco released the first quarter report of 2019. According to a quarterly report, the smart retail strategy boosted the rapid growth of Suning Tesco. In the first quarter of 2019, Suning Tesco's omni-channel merchandise sales volume was 86.926 billion yuan; operating income was 62.242 billion yuan, up 25.44% year-on-year; online platform commodity trading The scale was 54.124 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 36.09%; the sales volume of self-operated commodities was 37.909 billion yuan, up 40.87% year-on-year; the scale of open platform commodity transactions was 16.215 billion yuan; and the net profit of returning home was 136 million yuan. According to another quarterly report, as of March 31, the number of registered members of the company's retail system reached 422 million.
Online, Suning stores maintain a large-scale development trend. As of March 31, 2019, the company had a total of 9,758 self-operated stores and 2,571 franchise stores, including 1,501 new ones in the first quarter.
In the first quarter, the company set up home appliances, consumer electronics, fast-moving, fashion department stores, and five major international commodity groups to promote the refined operation of commodity operations. In the same period, Suning Tesco further optimized the online and offline department store supply chain management by acquiring 37 stores of Wanda Department Store.
The first quarter financial report data shows that Suning continues to increase investment in core capacity building such as logistics, finance, science and technology: logistics infrastructure, as of the end of March 2019, Suning Logistics and Tiantian Express warehousing and related supporting total area of 9.64 million square meters, express delivery There are 26,700 outlets, and the logistics network covers 351 prefecture-level cities and 2,849 districts and counties. In terms of finance, during the reporting period, the amount of consumer finance business increased by 229.66% year-on-year, and the supply chain finance business increased by 78.01% year-on-year; E-books maintained high investment in research and development, and R&D expenses in the first quarter increased by 81.79% year-on-year.