Under the influence of the epidemic, online sales of maternal health products have increased significantly. In 2020, Tmall 618, maternal nutrition products increased by 206% year-on-year, and folic acid increased by 97% year-on-year. The demand for products such as folic acid and Edible Nest will continue to expand
. In terms of baby products, parents are paying more and more attention to the physical and mental development of children, paying attention to the educational functions of toy products, and paying attention to their fun and education
At present, the aggregation attribution of micro-video platform is outstanding, which can cover all aspect of users’ life and show strong social attributes. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, user scale of China micro-video industry will grow to 722 million people by 2020 and is becoming a new national application industry. Tik Tok has been growing rapidly under the background of micro-video continued expanding. Its user scale and Internet Heat index is growing fast. Its MAUs is 130 million left behind Kuaishou’s in January 2018, but surpassing 113 million in June 2020. Facing with Tik Tok’s offense, Kuaishou also suffers enormous competition pressure. Although the platform has gained a good growth in 2020 with the business of Live Streaming E-Commerce, capitalization acceleration is still needed. Otherwise, if ByteDance take IPO ahead of schedule, Kuaishou’s market value will be hard to sustain.
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.
With the popularity of live e-commerce, there are more and more supportive policies for the live e-commerce industry across the country. Live e-commerce promotes the high-quality development of the urban economy through innovative new business models, while creating more new jobs. However, the phenomenon of eating and broadcasting in the live broadcast has attracted public attention. In the context of CCTV News criticizing some big stomachs in the program for serious waste when eating and broadcasting, major live broadcast platforms have also responded and will strengthen their food Review of live content.
iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，2019年中国导购电商用户规模为3.45亿人，预计2020年将增至3.81亿人，对比移动电商近8亿人的用户规模，导购电商用户渗透率仍有上升空间。伴随着鼓励消费政策的陆续出台、商品种类的迅速更新换代与信息流的爆发性增长，消费者对于导购电商的需求逐渐增加。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，目前近七成消费者网购时使用导购平台，平台用户对海淘导购等垂直细分平台存在一定需求。艾媒咨询分析师认为，供需双方的变化加速“人货场”重构，随之而来的是流量争夺加剧、消费便利性、品质化需求提升。导购电商平台作为连通商家和消费者的纽带，既能够帮助商家导流获客，还能为消费者提供便利，在电商渠道竞争加剧的情况下，其双向服务价值将进一步提升。
According to data from iiMedia Research, the number of users of guide e-commerce in China was 345 million in 2019, which is expected to increase to 381 million in 2020. Compared with the number of users of nearly 800 million in mobile e-commerce, the penetration rate of guide e-commerce still has room to rise. With the introduction of policies to encourage consumption, the rapid upgrading of commodity types and the explosive growth of information flow, consumers' demand for e-commerce shopping guides is increasing gradually. As the data of iiMedia Research showed， nearly 70% of consumers currently use the shopping guide platform for online shopping. Platform users have a certain demand for overseas online shopping guide and other vertical subdivided platforms. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that changes in the supply and demand sides accelerate the restructuring of "people's freight yard", followed by intensified traffic competition, consumption convenience, quality demand. E-commerce shopping guide platform, as a link connecting merchants and consumers, can not only help merchants to attract customers, but also provide convenience for consumers. In the case of intensified competition of e-commerce channels, its two-way service value will be further enhanced.
In the first half of 2020, affected by the epidemic, overall cross-border e-commerce transactions have been greatly affected in terms of commodities and logistics. However, the changes in consumption patterns in major markets such as Europe and the United States and the implementation of a series of policies conducive to the development of cross-border e-commerce have also promoted the development of China’s cross-border e-commerce import and export. In the first half of 2020, China's imports and exports through the customs cross-border e-commerce management platform increased by 26.2%. It is expected that the scale of China's cross-border e-commerce transactions will reach 10.3 trillion yuan by the end of 2020. At present, young consumer groups’ consumption potential is constantly being tapped and released. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, for the young cross-border consumer groups interviewed, enthusiasm for new trends and trying new consumer experiences has become the main reason for their cross-border consumption. And nearly 60% of them value product quality the most. In the future, scenario-based cross-border e-commerce consumption that integrates social interaction, content marketing, and multiple channels will become a new trend that is more in line with the consumption needs and cultural values of young users.
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.
At present, the live-streaming e-commerce industry has formed a complete commercial link from brand merchants/brands to anchors, MCN institutions, to platforms and user terminals. In the industry link of live e-commerce, the anchor, MCN institution and merchant are the three important subjects in the industry ecology. iiMedia Research analysts believe that in the early stage of the development of the industry, the main broadcaster is wild, merchants and anchor docking difficult, and easy to appear irregular chaos. In MCN joined the industry chain, the agency specializes in docking anchors and merchants, live e-commerce access, the industry gradually towards standardization.
During the 2020 618 Shopping Festival, the e-commerce platforms recorded a new high. iiMedia Research believes that live e-commerce led the 618 shopping festival consumption frenzy, Taobao live with its online platform and head anchor traffic resources, in the live e-commerce industry in the leading position, but with more and more platforms into the market, live e-commerce industry competition is becoming more intense.
At the beginning of 2020, policies to expand domestic consumption are frequent, and technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing support high-quality economic development, promote traditional brands to embrace digitalization, and benefit the development of e-commerce markets and e-commerce brand service providers. According to the data of iiMedia research, the scale of Chinese brand e-commerce service providers market has continued to grow in recent years. In 2019, the market size of Chinese brand e-commerce services has exceeded 200 billion yuan, with a growth rate of 37.1%, and is expected to exceed 240 billion yuan in 2020. The scale of the apparel market, cosmetics market, mother and baby market, pet market, food market and other fields have increased year by year, and various industries have gradually subdivided around the three elements of the human and goods yard, and the differentiation has gradually expanded. New formats, new models, new consumption, etc. have driven The rapid development of the brand e-commerce market. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that the broad development prospects will attract a large number of e-commerce brand service providers to enter the game, which will intensify industry competition, service providers' service capabilities, scale advantages and growth potential become three core competitiveness, how to base themselves in high-growth areas Constructing its own differentiated advantages into the main strategy of brand e-commerce service providers.