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History and Milestones
March
Alibaba.com renames its China marketplace 1688.com.
March
Taobao Marketplace introduces online group buying marketplace Juhuasuan.
April
Alibaba.com officially launches AliExpress to enable exporters in China to reach and directly transact with consumers around the world.
May
Alibaba Group announces that it will earmark 0.3% of its annual revenue to fund efforts designed to spur environmental awareness and conservation in China and around the world.
July
The Alibaba Partnership is established to ensure the sustainability of Alibaba Group’s mission, vision and values.
July & August
Alibaba.com acquires Vendio and Auctiva, providers of e-commerce solutions to U.S. small businesses.
August
The Mobile Taobao App is launched.
November
Alibaba.com announces the acquisition of One-Touch, a provider of one-stop services for exporters in China.
Announcement of Tmall.com's independent
web domain