Live e-commerce provides unique value and has endogenous growth ability because it brings people a kind of professional shopping guide experience, saves the shopping cost of users, conforms to the downward trend of consumption and saves the customer acquisition cost of some businesses. China's live e-commerce industry started in 2016 when e-commerce platforms explored new business models. From 2019, the market grew rapidly. As the data of iiMedia Research showed,the market scale of China's live e-commerce reached 433.8 billion yuan in 2019, an increase of 226.2% compared with that in 2018. It is estimated that the market size will reach 1201.2 billion yuan by 2021. On the whole, the users of live e-commerce are rational. The main reasons why users choose to shop with live e-commerce are the time and amount limit(50.8%), the high cost performance ratio (48.3%) and the products I need (46.7%). The most important reason for consumers to return goods is the bad quality of goods, accounting for 43.3%. The delayed delivery and poor after-sales service are also important reasons for the return of goods, accounting for 22.5% and 18.3% respectively. Therefore, supply chain management ability and team operation ability constitute the core competitiveness of live e-commerce platform. In addition, with the development of live e-commerce, C2M mode will benefit the head enterprises with supply chain, and the live e-commerce will drive the growth of white brand commodity market with high cost performance, thus enabling the real economy.
In 2019, the overall scale of the digital economy reached 35.84 trillion yuan, accounting for 36.2% of GDP. The digital economy has become an important engine of economic development. The expansion of market entities and the increase in enterprise employment costs have driven the demand for electronic signatures to increase. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, China's electronic contract signings reached 27.89 billion in 2019, a year-on-year growth rate of 317.5%. With the help of the epidemic, the policy opportunities brought about by the in-depth development of informatization reform have accelerated the top-down penetration of electronic signatures. The scale of electronic contract signing is expected to continue to grow rapidly, and it is expected to exceed 50 billion times in 2020. The electronic signature platform is of great significance to promote the digital transformation of enterprises, and the industry value is recognized by the capital market. Overall, the revenue of China's electronic signature market is in a stage of steady growth, but there is still huge room for growth compared to foreign electronic signature markets. In the future, the industry chain of electronic signature will become better. Driven by the technology and market environment, the use of electronic signatures will continue to expand and the use of forms will continue to innovate. The development of mobile electronic signature platforms makes electronic signature operations more convenient and the trend of electronic signature popularization is obvious.
近年来在线直播以及短视频行业发展火热，有效激发短视频/直播声卡的使用需求。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，预计2025年底，中国短视频/直播音频硬件市场规模将超100亿元。随着短视频/直播声卡市场的逐步发展，技术实力的竞争或将成为市场未来主基调，具有深厚实力的厂商有望形成显著的领跑态势。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，在2020年中国短视频/直播声卡品牌用户份额与满意度调研中，森然以28.5%的用户份额与4.48的满意度排名第一。凭借在声卡市场多年的深耕，森然在声卡芯片研发以及算法积累上均领跑行业。在森然、得胜等短视频/直播声卡品牌商的持续布局下，中高低端产品生态进一步完善，大众购买设备的门槛将有效降低，短视频/直播声卡设备渗透率将持续提升。未来的声卡品牌将围绕用户需求展开新一轮竞争，在购置成本、易用性、功耗优化等方面持续升级，性价比高的短视频/直播声卡产品更易得到用户青睐。
In recent years, the online live broadcast and short video industry have developed rapidly, which has effectively stimulated the demand for short video and live sound cards. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, China's short video/live audio hardware market is expected to exceed 10 billion yuan by the end of 2025. With the development of the short video and live sound card market, the competition of technical strength may become the main tone of the market in the future, and manufacturers with profound strength are expected to form a significant lead. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, in the user share and satisfaction survey of Chinese short video/live sound card brands in 2020, Senran ranked first with a user share of 28.5% and a satisfaction rate of 4.48. With years of deep cultivation in the sound card market, Senran leads the industry in sound card chip technology and algorithm accumulation. With the continuous deployment of short video and live sound card brands such as Senran and Desheng, the ecology of mid-, high- and low-end products will be further improved, the threshold for the public to purchase equipment will be effectively reduced, and the penetration rate of short video and live sound card equipment will continue to increase. In the future, sound card brands will launch a new round of competition around user needs, and continue to upgrade in terms of purchase cost, ease of use, and power consumption optimization. Short video and live sound card products with high cost performance are more likely to be favored by users.
With the development of China capital market, the securities industry has also maintained a stable growth. Under the impact of Covid-19 in 2020, the securities industry still has a good performance and accelerates the online development despite other industries going down. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, user scale of China securities APP reached 111 million in 2019, and is expected to increase to 129 million in 2020. At present, China online brokerage companies mainly include traditional brokerage companies that develop online securities business, pure online brokerage companies that mainly focus on online business, and Internet enterprises that cut into securities business from other fields. Traditional brokerage companies are still mainstream of the market relying on longer development time and brand reputation. However, in recent years, residents’ investment and financial management have become more diversified, and they have invested more in Hong Kong and US stock market. At the same time, the amount of enterprises listed in overseas market has increased, which requires brokerage companies with higher degree of marketization to provide investment banking, ESOP and other institutional services. Therefore, the pure online brokerage companies with Hong Kong and US stock as the main service market have broad development space and their future status will be improved.
Research data shows that 52% of people believe that cultural consumption can improve people's quality of life and happiness, which is more important than clothing, food, housing and transportation. IiMedia Consulting analysts believe that cultural consumption has become a new engine for the development of cultural consumption to satisfy people's yearning for a better life, and continues to stimulate the growth of museum tourism demand. In 2019, the number of visits to Chinese museums reached 1.147.3 million, a growth rate of 9.90%
Covid-19 has serious impact on the global economy in 2020, which leading to operation difficulties for small and medium enterprises. In addition, the development of online office industry will also affect the joint office industry. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 45.4% of the interviewed joint office users believed that the occupancy rate of their joint office had decreased compared to the one before the epidemic. In 2020, the growth of China joint office market is also expected to slow down, and the market scale will reach 136.82 million yuan. However, the advantages of joint office in office and rental mode are more suitable for small and medium enterprises or star-ups to make transition in the early stage of epidemic slowdown, and its development is still worth looking forward to. Joint Office enterprises need to gradually expand the value-added services in the middle and back-end, provide vertical services for customers, seek the transformation of profit model, which is for getting rid of the limitations of the current ‘rental operation’ business model.
After more than 30 years of development, China's bill market has developed rapidly, with a market size of hundreds of billions. As China's real economy recovers, financial activities will become more active and commercial ticket financing methods will gradually diversify, providing opportunities for the development of electronic commercial tickets. Since 2009, China's electronic commercial bill industry has developed rapidly, and the scale of participants in the electronic commercial bill system has continued to expand. As of the end of 2019, China's bill trading system had access to 2,884 legal entities, 2,913 members, and 101,622 system participants.
With the rapid development of communication technology and the popularization of telecom business, China Mobile APP industry chain is gradually improved, and the growth of market is accelerated. As for the upstream, by July 2020, the amount of in-store APP in China has reached 3.57 million, and the enterprises are paying more attention to the satisfaction of user convenience as well as security experience. In the midstream, the development of APP distribution channels has undergone important changes. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, user scale of mini-program in China is expected to 830 million in 2020. And the emerging channels will have an impact on the distribution mode of traditional APP stores. On the other hand, under the tense relationship between China and United States, Huawei’s HMS ecosystem construction is expected to be benchmarked with iOS and GMS. In the future, the system has the opportunity to become a new race track for developers to compete. On the downstream side, the industry is developing in a more vertical direction in terms of application scenarios. Fields like e-commerce, entertainment, etc. give birth to more subdivided scenarios, and meet users’ needs from more dimensions. In the case of slowing down of the overall growth rate of APP users, new development opportunities are explored.
With the rapid development of mobile Internet, the scale of China's mobile search users exceeded 700 million in 2019. Driven by the COVID-19 in 2020, mobile Internet penetration will accelerate, and the scale is expected to reach 754 million. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, search engines, social platforms, and e-commerce platforms are the top three channels for interviewed netizens to obtain information, accounting for 69.6%, 49.0%, and 35.3%, respectively. 78.4% of the interviewed netizens said that they would think of mobile search engines as soon as they searched for information so they have a strong dependence on mobile search. For mobile search modes, the most common mobile search mode used by interviewed users is text search, accounting for 72.6%. With the maturity of AI technology and the deepening of usage habits, the interviewed users who use voice search and image search accounted for 44.4% and 20.8% respectively. In the future, the demand for mobile search will show diversified and professional development, and the application of AI technology will become the main force of the market. The competition of mobile search market will continue to escalate, and the head market will maintain a market structure of “one super strong, many stronger” in the medium and long term.
At the end of 2019, live e-commerce has become a new outlet. Especially due to the impact of the new crown epidemic in 2020, live e-commerce has become the most popular retail model and has a far-reaching impact. It is sought after by platform parties, capital parties, producers, users and other links in the industrial chain. However, with the rapid expansion of live broadcast e-commerce business, the problems faced by the industry have gradually increased. It is necessary to jointly promote the sound development of the industry through collaborative governance of all links.