In the past decade, the growth rate of China's furniture retail sales continued to decline. In 2020, China's furniture retail sales reached 159.8 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 18.9%. However, as the overseas epidemic is still spreading, many overseas enterprises have implemented the home "telecommuting" program one after another, which makes China's home export demand surge. According to the data, from January to December 2020, China's furniture and parts exports totaled 403.86 billion yuan, an increase of 11.8% over the same period of last year. If it is priced in US dollars, it will increase by 15.4% over the same period of last year, and the furniture export market will grow rapidly. In the domestic furniture export orders hot at the same time, the price of raw materials in the upper reaches of the home also fluctuated, leather, sponge, wood and other raw materials are rising.
From the data of the first quarter of 2020, the domestic market scale of China's home appliance industry was 117.2 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 36.1%. At the same time, the cumulative export scale of home appliances in the first quarter was 73.6 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 12.7%. iiMedia Research believe that with the gradual weakening of the impact of the epidemic on China and the seasonal increase in demand for air-conditioning, refrigerators and other refrigeration equipment in summer, especially the gradual maturity of home appliance live broadcast e-commerce and other forms, it is expected that the appliance industry Of domestic sales will gradually pick up, but the export situation is still not optimistic.
在传统小家电行业亟需转型以及消费者对智能化产品需求日益增长的双重推动下，小家电行业正朝着智能化方向发展。近年来，智能小家电市场增长势头强劲，2020年智能音箱、智能马桶、扫地机器人细分市场的产品销量有望分别达到5910万、821万以及882万台。虽然智能小家电行业在快速成长，但市场中往往存在重噱头轻品质的现象。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示， 42.9%的受访用户表示产品质量是他们最关心的因素，而57.1%的用户在购买时主要担忧产品功能未达预期。
Driven by the transformation of the traditional small home appliance industry and the growing consumer demand for smart products, the small home appliance industry is developing in the direction of intelligence. In recent years, the smart small home appliance market has grown strongly. In 2020, the sales volume of smart speaker, smart toilet, and sweeping robot market segments is expected to reach 59.1 million, 8.21 million and 8.82 million units, respectively. Although the smart small home appliance industry is growing rapidly, the situations that some manufacturers lie and exaggerate in their advertisements come up very often. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 42.9% of the users surveyed said that product quality is the key factor that they care about most, while 57.1% of users mainly worry about the function of the product is not up to their expectations when purchasing.
The development of China's ceramic industry is facing serious difficulties. Data show that in 2018 China's 137 large-scale construction ceramics enterprises closed down, and several major ceramic tile production areas have ceased production. Among them, the output of Henan and Guangdong declined significantly. Affected by the new crown epidemic, the global ceramic industry is facing a crisis in 2020, and the output of Chinese ceramics has declined in the first quarter, and foreign trade exports have also been affected. Therefore, the company ’s operating income capital inflow has been greatly reduced, and the cash flow of SMEs is facing great challenges .
2020年4月13日，全球知名的新经济产业第三方数据挖掘和分析机构iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询) 发布《2020年H1中国家电细分行业发展现状及典型企业案例分析报告》。报告根据艾媒数据中心、艾媒咨询商业情报数据库、艾媒商情舆情数据监测系统基础数据，对2020年中国家电行业以及客厅、厨房、卫浴和个人用品等细分领域进行分析。此外，报告探讨产业上下游的运营模式，结合对美的、格力、华帝、苏泊尔、格兰仕和志高等典型企业的案例分析，对家电行业总体运行情况进行分析，并结合新冠疫情对2020-2021年中国家电产业发展进行趋势预判。2019年中国经济总量不断扩大，并且居民的消费支出中居住消费占比较高，这都为家电行业发展奠定了基础，并且推动家电向智能化、专业化发展，预计到2020年，中国智能家居市场规模将接近1820亿元。
In 2019, the cumulative main business income of China's household appliances increased by 4.3% year-on-year to 1.6 trillion yuan, and the cumulative total profit increased by 11.9% to 133.86 billion yuan from the previous year. From the perspective of sales channels, home appliances began to shift to online sales channels; from the perspective of sales categories, the share of smart home appliances in various sub-sectors has gradually increased; from the perspective of sales models, especially during the epidemic period, home appliance companies have increased the promotion of live broadcast e-commerce Marketing model.
iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，2019年共27家大众消费企业首次公开募股，其中44.4%为食品饮料行业企业。这些企业中有13家沪深股上市，14家境外上市。中国大众消费企业中沪深股上市的占比达56%，退市情况相较境外市场保持稳定。市值排名top10的中国大众消费企业中8家来自食品饮料行业，而2018-2019市值涨幅top10的中国大众消费企业7家来自服装行业。艾媒咨询师认为，大众消费企业中食品饮料领域的巨头公司仍保持竞争优势，服装行业较其他行业具有更多的上市空间。2019年大众消费企业在沪深股和港股退市数目增加，部分大众消费企业面临着库存、门店、获客等多方面的问题， 大众消费企业需要对产品和服务及时进行创新和升级，才能更好地应对新产品、新零售的挑战。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, there are 27 IPOs of mass-marketed companies in 2019, of which 44.4% are food and beverage companies. 13 of them are listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen stocks market, and 14 are listed overseas. Among the mass-marketed companies in China, the listing of Shanghai and Shenzhen shares accounted for 56%, and the delisting situation remained stable compared to the overseas market. 8 of the Top 10 Chinese consumer companies by market capitalization are from the food and beverage industry, and 7 of the Top 10 Chinese mass-marketed companies by market capitalization of 2018-2019 are from the apparel industry. Analyst from iiMedia Research believes that, the giant companies in the food and beverage sector of mass-marketed companies still maintain competitive advantages, and the apparel industry has more listing space than other industries. In 2019, the number of delisting enterprises from Shanghai and Shenzhen stocks and Hong Kong stocks will increase. Some mass-marketed companies face problems such as inventory, stores, and customer acquisition. Mass-marketed companies need to innovate and upgrade their products and services in time to meet the challenges of new products and new retail.
Driven by favorable policies, consumption upgrade and market demand, China’s home appliance market is developing at a high speed. China’s retail purchase amount of home appliance reached 35,546 billion yuan in 2017, and the turnover were 3,040 billion yuan. Besides, the amount of home appliance market that are more than 10 billion yuan fell into 32 in 2017. Currently, 50.0% of the customers prefer to personal interest and 46.0% pay more attention to the brand popularity when purchasing the home appliance. iiMedia Ranking shows that Gree ranked the first in the brand of air conditioner, with the grade of 87.0.In terms of the brand of refrigerator, Haier was the championship, with the grade of 84.9. As for television, TCL, the traditional brand got 70.5 and won the first. iiMedia Research believes that the future development of home appliance will concentrate more on scene intelligence and user experience.
Driven by favorable policies, technological advancement and market demand, the global Ultra HD industry is developing at a high speed. In 2018, global 4K TV shipments reached 102 million units. Although China's Ultra HD industry started late, 4K terminal equipment has a leading edge. The penetration rate of China's 4K TV has reached 58.0% in 2018 and is expected to reach 71.0% in 2021. At present, China Ultra HD has formed three major industrial chain links including core component manufacturing, terminal rendering equipment manufacturing and content production and production. In the first three quarters of 2018, the revenue of six 4K concept stock listed companies exceeded 10 billion. Yuan, of which, TCL Group's revenue reached 82.24 billion yuan, becoming the first share of China's 4K concept. According to iiMedia Research, the Guangdong region is most concerned about the Ultra HD industry. The related listed companies, BOE A (000725.SZ), have the highest network attention, and China Digital Media (000156.SZ) has the best network reputation. With the development and application of 5G technology, which is driving China Ultra HD industry into the fast lane of development, iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that the future 4K display technology will have more innovative integration in the fields of culture, education, entertainment, industrial manufacturing, medical health and transportation area.
With the improvement of the living standard, the public have higher requirements for interior decoration, especially for the quality of interior decoration. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of online interior decoration industry in China reached 344.19 billion yuan in 2018, and will exceed 433.82 billion yuan in 2019. Pacing with the relatively higher growing speed, the scale will exceeded 500 billion yuan in 2020. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 46.0% of the interviewed users think that the most serious shortage of online interior decoration service platform is numerous invisible items existing. The business model of online interior decoration industry is relying too much on price advantage to obtain customers, and has become an obvious disadvantage. In the new situation, the quality is the more significant core of competition, and the industry will enter the era of quality decoration. iiMedia Research analyst believes that quality interior decoration has higher requirements for design ability, construction ability, service ability and support ability. Online interior decoration platform should enhance its competitiveness under the new requirements.
Driven by the acceleration of Internet penetration and cutting-edge technology, the home improvement industry has developed rapidly. At present, China's home furnishing industry has formed an industrial chain including brand, factory, dealer, home store market, decoration company, designer, foreman and user. The industry is developing well, in the first half of 2018 the net profit of home improvement enterprises exceeded 100 million yuan. China's home improvement industry has experienced the stage of group purchase and package, and has now entered the stage of platform development. Platform-based enterprises have developed rapidly. The data of iiMedia Polaris shows that in 2018 high-net-worth users of Qijia and Tuba rabbits is in high proportion which have more development advantages. At this stage, China's home furnishing industry still has problems such as long industry chain, high customer cost, tight working capital, and poor user experience. In the future, traffic, products, services and users are important directions for the development of China's home improvement industry.