August 21st news, Alibaba group today announced the word of mouth network assets into Taobao, YAHOO will continue to provide services in the mailbox, information, search, etc.. Alibaba said the move is based on Taobao big Taobao strategy, hoping to integrate the various branches of e-commerce ecosystem.
this means that China’s YAHOO group has been included in the word of mouth network after a year, once again be stripped off. In July 2008, Alibaba had China YAHOO and Alibaba merged and renamed "YAHOO public praise", and the position of life service platform, the use of Chinese YAHOO in the search, community technology as word-of-mouth network information service life.
Ali group chief of staff Ceng Ming said the combination of the reputation of the network, Taobao is not only hope to millions of network operators to provide a complete network of retail solutions, but also hope to provide consumers with a Chinese in addition to online shopping, more comprehensive and extensive service platform of life.
According to Alibaba
related parties, after the word of mouth has launched the open service platform of life first by domestic businesses and consumers participating in the construction of the platform, the emphasis on property industry segments, more than and 370 segments after the life of the service industry shows the characteristics of various industries, and word-of-mouth network in the electronic commerce aspects of life services have been development.
according to the plan of Alibaba, the Chinese YAHOO alone will continue to provide services in the mailbox, information, search, etc.. The industry believes that the Alibaba will be incorporated into the word-of-mouth network taobao.com to cut Living Services e-commerce platform based on taobao.com recently a series of logistics, the integration of action, perhaps in preparing for the listing.