The popularity of e-commerce makes it easier for users to purchase sex toys and protect their privacy, while merchants can also use e-commerce data to better improve their products and enhance the user experience, and then from the supply and demand to promote the development of industry. According to the data, more than half of the respondents have bought sex toys, with most of them buying once every three months, followed by at least once a month, a relatively low frequency. It's worth noting that singles make the most frequent purchases, with more than half of users making at least one purchase a month; married people make at least one purchase every three months to once a year.
The Chinese adult product e-commerce market is still in a stage of rapid development and there is huge room for its development. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the size of China's adult product e-commerce market reached 30.66 billion yuan in 2018. It is estimated that by 2020, the size of China's adult product e-commerce market will exceed 60 billion yuan. With the liberation of sexual attitudes and the booming development of adult product e-commerce, the sex toys industry has also ushered in a new ““transition““, and the Chinese sex toys industry has made great strides at an extremely fast pace. At present, the types and brands of sex toys are constantly enriched, developing from contraceptive-based family planning products to lubricants, time-lapse sprays and other health care products, to aircraft cups, massage sticks and other intelligent hardware. Adult product e-commerce companies actively expanded their business models, and their profitability turned well. Some listed companies turned losses into profits in 2018. At present, the popularity acceptance of adult product e-commerce brand is still to be improved, and the overall network reputation of the platform is low. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the overall online word-of-mouth index of adult product e-commerce is only 28.3. 520 network heat index ranking shows that among all kinds of sex toys, the network heat index of contraceptives, condoms and inflatable dolls ranks in the top three.