From the middle of October, with the approach of online Shopping Festival "double 11" , major platforms are competing to open a variety of warm-up activities, live e-commerce network fever gradually pick up. In October 2020,24.909 billion views were viewed by direct-broadcast merchants, up 1.48 percent year-on-year. Of the 114,400 anchorpersons on-air, store anchorpersons still accounted for the largest share, the number of "the voice" hosts dropped from 6,900 in August to 4,900 in October, accounting for 33 percent of the total. Ai Media consulting analysts believe that with the direct broadcast e-commerce is no longer just extensive low-price promotions, but gradually move to the vertical and refined, the direct broadcast e-commerce industry will gradually move to the direction of standardization.
In the process of accelerating penetration of China Mobile Internet, especially under the impact of the 2020 new crown epidemic, the short video and live online broadcasting industry has resumed strong growth momentum. according to the data of iimedia research, China had 627m short video users in 2019 and is expected to grow 15.2 per cent year-on-year to 722M by 2020. In March 2020, the number of live streaming users in China expanded further, reaching 560 million. In the industry background, the live broadcast, Short video business in the era of reunion also welcomed the good, data show that in the third quarter of 2020, the era of reunion total revenue 6,286.4 million yuan, up 36.1% year-on-year; net profit 800 million yuan, up 64.0% ; Global Mobile monthly activity is 390.1 million, of which 89.4% are overseas users. However, due to the global environment, the total number of paying users worldwide fell 4.7% to 4.1 million.
Live e-commerce provides unique value and has endogenous growth ability because it brings people a kind of professional shopping guide experience, saves the shopping cost of users, conforms to the downward trend of consumption and saves the customer acquisition cost of some businesses. China's live e-commerce industry started in 2016 when e-commerce platforms explored new business models. From 2019, the market grew rapidly. As the data of iiMedia Research showed,the market scale of China's live e-commerce reached 433.8 billion yuan in 2019, an increase of 226.2% compared with that in 2018. It is estimated that the market size will reach 1201.2 billion yuan by 2021. On the whole, the users of live e-commerce are rational. The main reasons why users choose to shop with live e-commerce are the time and amount limit(50.8%), the high cost performance ratio (48.3%) and the products I need (46.7%). The most important reason for consumers to return goods is the bad quality of goods, accounting for 43.3%. The delayed delivery and poor after-sales service are also important reasons for the return of goods, accounting for 22.5% and 18.3% respectively. Therefore, supply chain management ability and team operation ability constitute the core competitiveness of live e-commerce platform. In addition, with the development of live e-commerce, C2M mode will benefit the head enterprises with supply chain, and the live e-commerce will drive the growth of white brand commodity market with high cost performance, thus enabling the real economy.
In recent years, the development of the artist agency industry has gradually become diversified, and the artist training model has become increasingly mature, and the industry has shown a rapid growth trend. However, the yin and yang contract events in 2018 and the impact of the epidemic in 2020 have hit the enthusiasm of artist brokers to a certain extent. As of September 2020, the number of investment incidents of Chinese artist brokers has decreased from 16 to 4 compared with the previous year, and the investment amount has decreased. 777 million to 313 million yuan.
近年来在线直播以及短视频行业发展火热，有效激发短视频/直播声卡的使用需求。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，预计2025年底，中国短视频/直播音频硬件市场规模将超100亿元。随着短视频/直播声卡市场的逐步发展，技术实力的竞争或将成为市场未来主基调，具有深厚实力的厂商有望形成显著的领跑态势。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，在2020年中国短视频/直播声卡品牌用户份额与满意度调研中，森然以28.5%的用户份额与4.48的满意度排名第一。凭借在声卡市场多年的深耕，森然在声卡芯片研发以及算法积累上均领跑行业。在森然、得胜等短视频/直播声卡品牌商的持续布局下，中高低端产品生态进一步完善，大众购买设备的门槛将有效降低，短视频/直播声卡设备渗透率将持续提升。未来的声卡品牌将围绕用户需求展开新一轮竞争，在购置成本、易用性、功耗优化等方面持续升级，性价比高的短视频/直播声卡产品更易得到用户青睐。
In recent years, the online live broadcast and short video industry have developed rapidly, which has effectively stimulated the demand for short video and live sound cards. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, China's short video/live audio hardware market is expected to exceed 10 billion yuan by the end of 2025. With the development of the short video and live sound card market, the competition of technical strength may become the main tone of the market in the future, and manufacturers with profound strength are expected to form a significant lead. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, in the user share and satisfaction survey of Chinese short video/live sound card brands in 2020, Senran ranked first with a user share of 28.5% and a satisfaction rate of 4.48. With years of deep cultivation in the sound card market, Senran leads the industry in sound card chip technology and algorithm accumulation. With the continuous deployment of short video and live sound card brands such as Senran and Desheng, the ecology of mid-, high- and low-end products will be further improved, the threshold for the public to purchase equipment will be effectively reduced, and the penetration rate of short video and live sound card equipment will continue to increase. In the future, sound card brands will launch a new round of competition around user needs, and continue to upgrade in terms of purchase cost, ease of use, and power consumption optimization. Short video and live sound card products with high cost performance are more likely to be favored by users.
China's rural tourism system has been gradually improved. As the impact of the epidemic on the order of production and life gradually weakens, the suppressed demand of urban and rural residents will continue to be released, and rural tourism will rise again. Statistics show that from January to August 2020, the number of people receiving leisure agriculture and rural tourism in China will reach 1.207 billion, and income from leisure agriculture and rural tourism will reach 592.5 billion yuan.
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.
iiMedia Research data show that in the second half of 2020, the mainstream platform network variety variety theme, observation experience class variety show heat, music, talent show competitive programs continue to fight, the rise of e-commerce, fashion, the trend of variety shows a small climax, live with goods extra hot, live delivery programs also synchronized flowering.
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.