At present, the supply and demand of China's light medical beauty market is experiencing double growth, and the light medical beauty market is gradually rising. According to iiMedia Research, it is estimated that the user scale of China's light medical beauty market will reach 15.2 million in 2020. Convenience and safety have become an important driving force for the consumption of light medical beauty. With the increasing consumer awareness of light medical beauty, light medical beauty or become the “first choice“ for Chinese consumers seeking beauty. Driven by the awakening of consumer consciousness and consumer demand, institutions and doctors have strongly boosted the rapid development of the light medical beauty industry on the supply side. Medical beauty institutions to accelerate the expansion of light medical beauty business, light medical beauty clinic came into being. At the same time, it is easier for doctors to realize large-scale cultivation in process operation and medical device use. In terms of the industry support system, the Internet medical beauty platform promotes the digitalization and upgrading of medical beauty, and market management improves the efficiency and standardizes the development of the industry. In this context, China's light medical beauty consumer market usher in a better space for development. In view of the new trend of China's light medical beauty consumption, the coordinated development of supply and demand and the increasingly perfect industry support system, light medical beauty consumption has gradually become the new mainstream of seeking beauty.
The vertical deepening of the large health industry segment has promoted the continuous improvement of the pattern of the big health industry. Influenced by policy encouragement and capital promotion, in 2019, the big health industry developed rapidly in the sub-sectors such as patient service, medical services, medical services, medical and beauty, and health care. The traditional pharmaceutical listed companies represented by Hengrui Medicine and Baiyun Mountain and the Internet medical listed companies represented by Ping An Doctor, 111 Group and New Oxygen Technology each occupy a place in the field of large health industry. According to data from the Aibu Business Intelligence Monitoring System, the listed companies in the big health industry are recovering steadily from the bottom of the market due to the negative public sentiment in the medical field in the first half of 2018 and 2019. Ai Media Consulting analysts believe that the health industry is still the highlight of future investment, driven by social medical needs and national policies.
According to iiMedia Research, in 2018, the scale of China's medical aesthetic market reached 219 billion yuan, and is expected to exceed 300 billion yuan in 2021. Chinese medical aesthetic industry is growing rapidly and considerably, bringing a broad prospect. The medical aesthetic platform is a new channel for medical aesthetic institutions, which can help medical institutions achieve accurate marketing and improve profitability. In the process of the accelerating development of the industry, a oligarchic pattern of the medical beauty platform has gradually formed. As a head platform, So-Young has accumulated a large scale of users, community content, medical institutions and other resources. Under the effect of Matthew effect, it is easier for So-Young to form a virtuous circle of commercial value growth. However, with the development, a ““gray industry““ consists of virtual holiday notes and brush sheets has emerged on the platform, which greatly damaged the image of So-Young. Meanwhile, the growth in the number of institutions and users increases the difficulty of platform audition, making the maintenance of its credibility even more challenging. In addition, with the Internet giants and established listed companies entering the game, the competition tends to be intensified. So-Young would have to face the pressure from user scale, financial strength, technical strength, and industry resources, which is rather challenging.
Driven by the rise of the younger generation of consumer groups and the development of new models in the medical beauty industry, the penetration rate and consumer demand of China's medical beauty industry continue to rise. In 2018, the penetration rate of Chinese medical users reached 7.4%, and women were the main medical and aesthetic consumers. The proportion is 88.9%. At present, there are more than 10,000 registered medical and beauty institutions in China, and the industry is in a period of rapid development. iiMedia Research found that embedding, double eyelids, and full body fat filling are the favorite surgical items for Chinese women and medical consumers, while nasal synthesis, tautological fat, cheeks, hair transplants, etc. For the Chinese male medical beauty consumer's favorite surgical project, potential customers in China's medical beauty industry are most concerned about the safety of surgery, followed by medical qualifications and word of mouth and surgery prices. Medical beauty as an emerging industry, public relations crisis, strict industry supervision, lack of relevant professionals is a factor that restricts its development, and in the future, with the influx of capital from the industry, the competition in China's medical and aesthetic industry will become more intense.
On July 15, 2019, the Beijing News reported that SoYoung App merchants were suspected of selling illegal drugs. The phenomenon of falsifying and reviewing “beautiful diaries“ and evaluations in the medical and aesthetic community caused heated discussion among netizens. Influenced by this adverse news, the stock price of SoYoung has fallen by 11.4% for two consecutive days, and its market value has evaporated by nearly $200 million.
According to iiMedia Research data, the current demand of logistics enterprises for smart logistics mainly includes logistics data, logistics cloud and logistics equipment. In 2018, the smart logistics market will exceed 400 billion yuan. It is expected that by 2025, the smart logistics market will exceed trillion yuan. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that with the development of IoT, AI and other technologies, as well as the higher requirements for logistics in new retail, intelligent manufacturing and other fields, the scale of intelligent logistics market will continue to expand. At the same time, the development of new retail, the upgrading of consumer consumption and the increase of user experience expectations have contributed to the gradual expansion of demand in the real-time distribution industry. It is expected that the number of users in China's distribution industry will reach 421 million in 2019, and there is still potential for continued growth.