Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce giant announced this Wednesday the Open Strategy for its group buying arm Juhuasuan, which just got spun off in this October. In next year, Juhuasuan will be launching an open platform which other industry players could leverage for better traffic and broader audience. Meituan, Gaopeng and Manzuo are among the first batch to go onboard.

The site will also be moved to an independent domain name – juhuasuan.com – from the current ju.taobao.com.

Alibaba revealed some data regarding Juhuasuan’s operation in 2011, here’s some highlights:

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