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Business is in his DNA

“A lot of rich people in China cannot sleep well because they did too many wrong things but I never made any dirty money ever, so I can sleep well”

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JD.com founder Liu Qiangdong describes to the Financial Times the origins of his business. He started an electronics stall in Beijing and said he was the first in that marketplace to put price labels on items and “from day one never sold counterfeits so I soon had the best reputation”. He thinks he has business in his DNA: prior to 1949 his wealthy forebears were Yangtze River shipowners.


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