LightInTheBox Makes Urgently Needed Medical Supplies Globally Available to Support Fight Against COVID-19
BEIJING, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) ("LightInTheBox" or the "Company"), a cross-border e-commerce platform that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today announced that it is making urgently needed medical supplies globally available to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
LightInTheBox is leveraging its strong relationships with suppliers across China to secure sizeable stocks of medical face masks, safety goggles, hand sanitizers, and other related products which are being displayed prominently on its website and mobile app and can be shipped to customers globally as the pandemic spreads.
"As COVID-19 continues to cause disruption to the global economy, we have been leveraging our dynamic platform and working with suppliers across China to make urgently needed medical supplies available globally," commented Mr. Jian He, Chief Executive Officer of LightInTheBox. "Medical face masks and hand sanitizers have been selling particularly well, especially sales of N95 and KN95 face masks as well as masks for kids, with the greatest demand coming from customers in the US, France, and Italy. We have always maintained the highest levels of corporate social responsibility and believe the most important thing we can do right now is to stabilize the supply chain and shipping process for medical supplies to ensure access for everyone. Now, more than ever, is a time to prioritize corporate social responsibility and we are making plans with that in mind. Our deepest thoughts are with those currently being affected by the pandemic and sincerely hope for a quick recovery for everyone. We will continue to do our best to work with our suppliers in helping the global fight against COVID-19."
About LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd.
LightInTheBox is a cross-border e-commerce platform that delivers products directly to consumers around the world. The Company offers customers a convenient way to shop for a wide selection of products at attractive prices through its www.lightinthebox.com, www.miniinthebox.com, www.ezbuy.com and other websites and mobile applications, which are available in 25 major languages and cover more than 140 countries.
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