The third-party payment industries in China and in the United States are mainly composed of payment and settlement organizations, account-side payment institutions, acquirer-side payment institutions, and software and hardware suppliers. The industry scale effect is obvious, and oligopoly and even monopoly have appeared in some links of the industry. Due to the influence of regulatory policies and market maturity, the differences between the Chinese and American third-party payment industries in the account-side market and the acquiring-side market are particularly obvious. Technological innovation has promoted mobile payment to become the mainstream of the market. In 2019, the scales of mobile payment users in China and in the United States were 733 million and 64 million, and the market penetration rate is quite different. Oligopoly has already appeared in China's mobile payment in the account-side market, and Chinese market needs to rely on expanding scenario coverage and business innovation to drive development; the US mobile payment account-side market is slow to develop and is still in the expansion stage. In the acquiring-side market, small and medium-sized merchants with long-tail effects have become the focus of competition among Chinese and American acquiring-side payment institutions. It is the future trend to provide merchants with one-stop payment solutions around payment services. iiMedia Consulting analyst believes that in the wave of global digital development, the enabling role and value creation capabilities of payment institutions will be further improved, especially in the field of merchant services. Building a closed-loop service ecosystem around payment businesses has huge growth potential. The pioneers represented by Lakala and Square has broad prospects for development.
2020年6月12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《2020H1中国地摊经济运行监测分析报告》。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，对地摊经济的发展进行分析，结合中国地摊经济发展的背景和可行性，以及全球典型国家的地摊经济发展经验，对地摊经济发展进行深度分析;更进一步，本报告还结合用户调研对地摊经济的购物、餐饮和娱乐等细分业态进行分析，以此探索未来地摊经济的发展趋势。新冠疫情期间，线下消费行业出现断崖式下跌，增加了失业人群并且加剧了低收入群体的生活困境。在此背景下部分城市开始放宽地摊政策，并取得了一定成果。艾媒咨询分析师认为，地摊经济往往会带来城市形象、交通秩序、产品质量等的问题，并且会对实体店铺带来一定冲击，因此地摊经济的发展需要因城制宜。
According to the survey, as of May 2020, the average annual income of Chinese was RMB 30,000, but the average monthly income of 600 million people was about RMB 1000, and the income and consumption needs of low-income groups were of concern to the community. According to a survey conducted by Ai Media Consulting, China's land stall consumption is mainly under 100 yuan, most of which is under 40 yuan. iiMedia Research believe that the economic threshold of the land stalls is low but there is a certain income-generating potential, both for low-income groups to provide consumer products, but also to help some low-income groups to increase income sources.
In April 2020, the production and sales volume of China's auto industry exceeded 2 million units, slightly higher than the same period last year. Among them, the situation of strong commercial vehicles and weak passenger vehicles is still more obvious. iiMedia Research believe that a series of national macro-control policies have provided a strong guarantee for hedging the impact of the epidemic and stabilizing economic operation, especially active and stable monetary policies, which provide huge loan support and debt support for local enterprises Has a certain positive effect.
2020年4月30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《2020H1中国酒店行业运行数据监测及标杆企业品牌研究报告》。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，对高端、中端、单体酒店和民宿等各类中国酒店行业进行全面分析，对锦江、全季、OYO、途家等品牌进行典型案例解读，以此分析直播电商的产品特性以及品牌方的发展趋势，判断2020-2021年中国酒店行业的发展趋势。受到本次疫情影响，中国酒店行业面临巨大危机，中端酒店体现了较好的灵活抗压能力，在未来的酒店消费升级市场中将具有一定的优势。而在疫情影响下，单体酒店、民宿营收严重下滑，行业或将面临重新洗牌。
Data show that in 2019, the number of domestic tourists in China increased by 8.40% year-on-year to 6,006 million. However, the new crown outbreak in 2020 will end the trend of hotel revenue growth and have a huge impact on the hospitality industry. Data show that in the first quarter of 2020, the entire hotel industry has been hit hard, the long-held small and medium-sized hotels will suffer a more severe impact.
iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，中国移动支付交易规模在2019年第三季度已经达到252.2万亿元，用户规模在年底预计超过7.3亿人，覆盖更多层级的用户，全国普及程度持续提高。中国移动支付行业正在往标准化和规范化发展，市场竞争加剧。随着人脸技术的成熟，刷脸支付加快普及，iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，预计到2019年刷脸支付用户规模将会达到1.18亿人。未来移动支付行业会更加规范化，市场逐渐下沉，细分化的支付场景和多元盈利模式将会成为移动支付行业新的发展入口。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of China's mobile payment transactions has reached 252.2 trillion yuan in the third quarter of 2019, and the number of users is expected to exceed 730 million by the end of the year. The popularity of mobile payment in China is increasing and covering more levels of users. China's mobile payment industry is becoming more standardized, and market competition is intensifying. With the development of face perception technology, the popularity of face payment has increased, according to iiMedia Research by 2019, the number of face brush payment users will reach 118 million. In the future, the mobile payment industry will become more standardized and go towards to the market sinking. Segmented payment scenarios and diversified profit models will become the new development opporunity of the mobile payment industry.
Data show that the retail scale of China's social consumer goods has steadily increased, reaching 41.2 trillion yuan in 2019. The proportion of online retail sales has also continued to rise. In 2019, online retail sales reached 10.6 trillion yuan, accounting for 25.7% of total retail sales of consumer goods. Driven by consumption upgrades and emerging technologies, the new retail industry is booming, and the trillion-dollar market is accelerating. At present, the new retail industry is accelerating the integration of online and offline, new marketing is emerging endlessly, and the overall characteristics of omnichannel, digitalization, and community are presented. The new retail ecosystem consisting of data, supply chain, logistics, payment, and finance has been continuously improved, prompting the rapid development of a variety of new retail formats for segments, categories, and markets, and a number of more new retail benchmarking company with development potential. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that new retail challenges and opportunities coexist. In the short term, the dividends of the growth of the Internet population are exhausting, and competition in the industry is becoming increasingly fierce. It places higher requirements on upstream and downstream players in the new retail industry chain to test marketing capabilities and refined operation capabilities. In the long term, it will use emerging information technologies such as 5G, big data, and artificial intelligence Means, new and old retail companies will be given more capabilities, the overall efficiency of the industry is expected to increase significantly, and the market size will also accelerate.
At present, the coverage rate of commercial insurance is relatively low in China, and the scale of social medical insurance fails to reach the scale of commercial insurance in terms of compensation amount and types of diseases covered. Residents have a strong demand for mass medical security, and online mutual assistance products gradually win favor in the sinking market due to the low threshold and public welfare. Moreover, with the government's stricter regulation and enterprises' active innovation, the online mutual assistance industry has ushered in a new period of high-speed development. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 95.2 percent of online mutual assistance participants paid less than 10 yuan per month on average, with high satisfaction. On the one hand, online mutual assistance products can provide low-cost medical security for people in need. On the other hand, the form of mutual assistance also satisfies the spiritual pursuit of helping others. With the characteristics of low threshold and low cost, network mutual assistance can cover sinking cities and more low-income groups, and gradually become an important part of mass medical security.
2019年上半年移动支付交易规模达166.1万亿，在移动支付市场规模逐渐扩大以及人脸识别技术发展渐趋成熟的背景下，刷脸支付开始崭露头角。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，预计2022年中国刷脸支付用户规模将超7.6亿人。刷脸支付的发展以及普及，对于用户、商家以及社会有着重要价值。对于用户而言，刷脸支付省时、便捷、体验好和能实现信息与交易安全保障。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，受访用户对在流程耗时、便利程度、支付体验、交易安全和信息安全五个方面对刷脸支付的满意度分别为8.1、7.3、7.3、7.1和7.0，高于其他非现金支付方式的满意度。对于商家来说，刷脸支付赋能商家的经营发展，帮助他们改善排队效率、提高顾客好评率、提高竞争力和增加客流。九成的受访商家认可接入刷脸支付后，顾客排队效率和顾客好评的提升。刷脸支付的发展同时也带动着上下游产业的发展，促进硬件制造商、传感器制造商等新产业新职业就业的发展，为社会带来巨大价值。
In the first half of 2019, the transaction scale of mobile payment reached 166.1 trillion yuan. In the context of the gradual expansion of the mobile payment market and the gradual maturity of face recognition technology, the face-scanning payment has begun to emerge. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, it is estimated that the scale of users of face-scanning payment in China will exceed 760 million in 2022. The development and popularity of face-scanning payment is of great value to users, corporate and society. For the user, the face-scanning payment saves time, is convenient, and ensures information and transaction security. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the respondents' satisfaction with the face-scanning payment in terms of spending time, convenience, payment experience, transaction security and information security are 8.1, 7.3, 7.3, 7.1 and 7.0, higher than other non-cash payment methods. For merchants, the face-scanning payment empowers their management, helping them improve queue efficiency, improve customer feedback, improve competitiveness and increase customer flow. Ninety percent of the surveyed merchants recognized the increase in customer queuing efficiency and customer praise after accessing the face-scanning payment. The development of the face-scanning payment also drives the development of upstream and downstream industries, and promotes the development of new occupations and employment in new industries such as hardware manufacturers and sensor manufacturers, bringing great value to the society.
With the maturity of products such as Alipay and WeChat payment, China Mobile payment market development maturity has a leading position in the world. Mobile payment has become the main method of payment by Chinese netizens. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the number of mobile payment users in China reached 659 million in 2018, and the monthly mobile payment accounted for 43.6% of the total expenditure. The “no cash era” is expected to be realized. At present, Alipay and WeChat payment duopoly dominate China's third-party mobile payment market, and their market transaction size exceeds 90% of total maket. Among them, WeChat payment is dominant in the offline life scene, it is 54.9% of users who prefer to use WeChat payment in the offline small scan code payment; the online e-commerce scene is dominated by Alipay, it is 64.9% of users who prefer to use Alipay in the online large amount of scan code payment. The demand for mobile payment users in developed cities and sinking cities is different. Users in third- and fourth-tier cities prefer to use WeChat payment online and offline, accounting for 58.6% and 72.5% respectively; while online payment preferences for users in first- and second-tier cities use Alipay. The ratio is as high as 72.0%. In the future, the competition for mobile payment companies will focus more on the competition for the scene. The competition in the sinking market is also the focus of the future.