With the rapid development of communication technology and the popularization of telecom business, China Mobile APP industry chain is gradually improved, and the growth of market is accelerated. As for the upstream, by July 2020, the amount of in-store APP in China has reached 3.57 million, and the enterprises are paying more attention to the satisfaction of user convenience as well as security experience. In the midstream, the development of APP distribution channels has undergone important changes. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, user scale of mini-program in China is expected to 830 million in 2020. And the emerging channels will have an impact on the distribution mode of traditional APP stores. On the other hand, under the tense relationship between China and United States, Huawei’s HMS ecosystem construction is expected to be benchmarked with iOS and GMS. In the future, the system has the opportunity to become a new race track for developers to compete. On the downstream side, the industry is developing in a more vertical direction in terms of application scenarios. Fields like e-commerce, entertainment, etc. give birth to more subdivided scenarios, and meet users’ needs from more dimensions. In the case of slowing down of the overall growth rate of APP users, new development opportunities are explored.
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.
Monitoring data show that in July-August 2020, the "beverage" industry network reputation of 67.2, biased towards the positive. iiMedia Research analysts believe that because consumers prefer "sugar-free" "sugar" and other healthy drinks, beverage industry enterprises also with the change of consumer philosophy to carry out product upgrading iteration, the introduction of drinks in line with the needs of the public, so as to obtain a higher level of attention and recognition. In particular, as a result of the outbreak, consumers will pay more attention to the health of food and beverages, and businesses may pay more attention to and emphasize plant-based and plant-centric products such as soy milk, fruit and vegetable juice, yogurt.
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.
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.
礼物经济依托创新型的节日赠礼、鲜花电商与直播电商等多个经济模式实现了市场规模的发展与扩大。iiMedia Research (艾媒咨询) 数据预测，2020年礼物经济的市场规模将超过1万亿元。艾媒咨询分析师认为，中国礼品行业应聚焦消费者个性化、多样化的消费需求，在满足消费者需求的同时注重树立自身独特的品牌形象，开展线上、线下等宣传和销售的多渠道建设，不断挖掘新的用户群体。
The gift economy relies on innovative holiday gifts, flowers and live e-commerce and other economic models to achieve the development and expansion of market size. iiMedia Research predicts that the gift economy will have a market size of more than 1 trillion yuan by 2020. iiMedia Research believes that China's gift industry should focus on consumer personalized, diversified consumer demand, in order to meet consumer demand at the same time focus on establishing their own unique brand image, online, offline and other publicity and sales of multi-channel construction, and constantly tap new user groups. (“2020 Research Report on Development Trend and Consumption Behavior of China's Stall Economic Industry" full version has 73 pages,please click the download button at the bottom of the article to download the report )
随着中国企业对SaaS服务需求不断扩大，中国市场涌现一批新兴的SaaS 企业。在疫情的催化下，进一步加速SaaS业务在垂直领域的发展。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019年中国业务垂直型SaaS市场规模持续增长，CRM和ERP SaaS市场规模分别达到36.9亿元、30.2亿元，位居行业前列。艾媒咨询分析师认为，随着移动互联网的发展和企业主体的扩张，行业垂直型和云端商业模式SaaS企业发展加快，短视频、直播电商及小程序等新兴渠道的兴起也为企业服务SaaS行业带来新的发展机遇。
As Chinese companies' demand for SaaS services continues to expand, a number of emerging SaaS companies have emerged in the Chinese market. Catalyzed by the epidemic, further accelerate the development of SaaS business in vertical fields. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of China's business vertical SaaS market continued to grow in 2019, with the CRM and ERP SaaS market reaching 3.69 billion yuan and 3.02 billion yuan respectively, ranking the top in the industry. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that with the development of the mobile Internet and the expansion of business entities, the development of industry vertical and cloud business models SaaS companies has accelerated, and the emergence of emerging channels such as short videos, live broadcast e-commerce, and small programs also serve SaaS companies. The industry brings new development opportunities.
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.