2020年5月15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中国新式茶饮行业发展现状与消费趋势调查分析报告》。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，对新式茶饮整个行业，特别是行业的商业模式、盈利能力、用户消费行为等进行全面分析，并且结合喜茶、奈雪の茶、茶颜悦色等企业案例分析，判断2020-2021年中国茶饮行业的发展趋势。艾媒咨询研究发现，随着互联网渗透率提高，外卖在国民消费中的作用进一步凸显，国民对外卖的需求增长，外卖产业整体发展态势良好，且仍有巨大的增长潜力。作为新式茶饮行业的下游产业，外卖产业渗透率的快速提高也给新式茶饮的终端需求带来了增长点。
In the competitive new tea industry market, several major head brands have been through cross-border joint development, social media marketing, scene marketing and other differentiated strategies to seize a part of the market share, consolidate the leading position. In this case, in order to seek differentiated development, other brands will be considered from various factors, the most suitable for their own development of the sub-track, which is the current development of the new tea brand the greatest opportunity.
China's coffee market has a small stock and a large market potential. The Primary and deep processing technologies of the upstream and midstream are backward, and the downstream link lack local famous brands. With the low price strategy + diversified precision marketing strategy, Luckin Coffee has acquired a large number of users through the densely-distributed self-operated stores. By the end of 2018, the total number of stores under the Luckin Coffee line exceeded 2,000, with a consumption of 12.54 million and a sales volume of over 89.68 million. However, Luckin's current management and development model is facing a series of challenges. The main challenges: (1) China's tea culture is profound, freshly brewed coffee just has a small market; (2) Management is rough, quality of coffee is uneven; (3) Short-term funding gap is large, and profitability becomes a problem.
According to iiMedia Research, the number of existing beverage outlets in China has exceeded 450 thousand in 2018. On the other hand, in China, the new Chinese-style tea market in 2018 is over 90 billion yuan. The web sensation milky tea has become the focus of major public opinion. Among them, HEYTEA is the most concerned milk tea, and Yihetang ranks first in terms of reputation. The web sensation milky tea is popular. Nearly 70% of consumers can accept milky tea of more than 15 yuan, and the price of milky tea begins to stratify. According to iiMedia Research, 70.6% of consumers in China's drinking milky tea are women, 68.6% of consumers will choose more than 15 yuan of milky tea drinks, and 35.5% of consumers most often choose milky cap series milky tea. In the future, diversified consumer experience may become the key to improving milky tea brand differentiation and product premium.