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.
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.
With the rapid development of mobile Internet, the scale of China's mobile search users exceeded 700 million in 2019. Driven by the COVID-19 in 2020, mobile Internet penetration will accelerate, and the scale is expected to reach 754 million. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, search engines, social platforms, and e-commerce platforms are the top three channels for interviewed netizens to obtain information, accounting for 69.6%, 49.0%, and 35.3%, respectively. 78.4% of the interviewed netizens said that they would think of mobile search engines as soon as they searched for information so they have a strong dependence on mobile search. For mobile search modes, the most common mobile search mode used by interviewed users is text search, accounting for 72.6%. With the maturity of AI technology and the deepening of usage habits, the interviewed users who use voice search and image search accounted for 44.4% and 20.8% respectively. In the future, the demand for mobile search will show diversified and professional development, and the application of AI technology will become the main force of the market. The competition of mobile search market will continue to escalate, and the head market will maintain a market structure of “one super strong, many stronger” in the medium and long term.
Driven by the rapid development of electronic devices and modern information technology, the scale of the China E-Sports market has enlarged continually, which has reached 98.22 billion RMB in 2019, and is expected to reach 109.56 billion RMB in 2020. Meanwhile, benefited from the making of various hit games, mobile E-Sports has become the main driven force of the development of the whole E-Sports industry, and the user scale is expected to reach 37.5 billion in 2020. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 63.6% of the interviewed users wish to improve the construction of local E-Sports industry, and 79.8% of the interviewed users support to build local E-Sports teams, which showed a further penetration of E-Sports awareness of the citizens. Within the background of “COVID-19”, the E-Sports industry faced the challenge of the pandemic crises by applying creative technology and exploring new business models such as “E-Sports stadium on cloud”, which both improved the users’ experience and created extra business value for the industry.
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.
2020年5月29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全球及中国跨境电商运营数据及典型企业分析研究报告》。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，对跨境电商的行业发展和运营进行深度分析，通过对中国B2B、B2C两大类跨境电商的运营数据和企业案例分析，以及用户的跨境电商购物行为调研，剖析中国跨境电商行业的当前状况，并且本报告还关注到东南亚、拉美等跨境电商发展较快的地区，通过对全球总体态势的总结，预判2020-2021年中国跨境电商的发展趋势。艾媒咨询分析师认为，疫情对跨境电商有一定的影响，但总体而言跨境电商仍将保持增长态势。目前跨境电商市场的竞争非常激烈，并且已经开始从中国向东南亚、拉美等地区扩张，加上用户的消费态度变化，跨境电商企业重点从过去的山寨、无品牌的产品转变为品牌竞逐。
The epidemic has a huge impact on the global economy and trade, and cross-border e-commerce companies are also generally faced with many problems such as cancellation or extension of on-hand orders, difficulties in signing new orders, and poor logistics and transportation. iiMedia Research believe that cross-border e-commerce has received policy support and has also cultivated a large number of user markets. Although cross-border e-commerce will be subject to some objective impact in the short term, cross-border e-commerce will remain in the long run Increase vitality.
中国在线教育市场规模近五年来一直保持逐年增长的态势，iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019年在线教育市场规模已突破4000亿元。疫情期间，教育部提出“停课不停学、停课不停教”，推动了教育产业信息化变革的同时，也激发和释放出在线教育的潜在市场需求。尤其在下沉市场领域，在线教育行业的认知和渗透进程得到加快。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，分地域来看，受访用户对各类在线教育服务的需求呈现出差异，一二线城市教育需求相对多元分散，低线城市用户需求更多集中在学科辅导和语言学习。且下沉市场用户群体对价格敏感度较高，整体付费能力以及付费意愿较一二线城市还有一定差距。艾媒咨询分析师认为，下沉蓝海市场空间广阔，但在线教育企业也面临诸多挑战，加大技术投入，利用AI赋能教育，降本提效，专注用户，将成为行业的主流趋势。拥有资金和技术能力的在线教育平台将更具发展优势。
The size of China's online education market has been increasing year by year for the past five years. According to data from iiMedia Research, the online education market has exceeded 400 billion yuan in 2019. During the Corona epidemic, the Ministry of Education proposed "suspended class, ongoing learning, ongoing teaching" ，which not only promoted the informatization reform of the education industry, but also stimulated and released the potential market demand for online education. Especially in the field of sinking market, the process of cognition and penetration of online education industry has been accelerated. According to the data of iiMedia Research, according to different areas, the respondents' demands for various online education services are different. The demand for education in first-tier and second-tier cities is relatively diversified, and the demand for users in low-tier cities is more concentrated in subject counseling and language learning. Moreover, the user groups in the sinking market are highly sensitive to prices, and the overall payment ability and willingness to pay are still far from those in first- and second-tier cities. According to iiMedia consulting analysts, the sinking blue ocean market is vast, but online education companies also face many challenges, using AI to empower education, reducing costs and improving efficiency, and focusing on users will become the mainstream trend of the industry in the future. Online education platforms with financial and technical capabilities will have more development advantages.
According to the statistics of iiMedia Research, Chinese online fresh food platform industry keeps the sustainable development trend, market scale of that has reached 1600 billion yuan in 2019. Gone through the emergence as well as the start-up stage, online fresh food platforms primarily concentrate on centered warehouse mode and offline store mode, developing social e-business mode in sinking market at the same time. Apart from the traditional platform, Internet companies, offline hypermarkets are starting to embark on online fresh food filed. There’s no doubt that it would intensify the fierce competition, head effect comes into being. Meanwhile, though demands soar, how to maintain the supply chain management and keep the new customers grows into the key point. iiMidia consulting analyst believes that, supply chain management comes first as the fierce competition among the industry. Meanwhile, “touchless delivery”, “sharing employees”, cold chain logistics and “online streaming plus” etc. concepts which are created by the Cov-19 are about to contribute to the industry. It’s expectable that the online fresh food industry would keep the prosperity and diversity in short-term.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2020年2月新春复工期间，中国有超过1800万家企业采用线上远程办公模式， 共计超过3亿人使用在线办公应用。受疫情等突发事件影响，中国在线办公需求显著提升。疫情催化在线办公需求短期提升，但长期使用粘性有待加强，在线办公仍需突破当前发展难点。艾媒咨询分析师认为，在完善的网络基础资源、云计算等技术发展以及协同办公等需求提升下，疫情危机将倒逼在线办公行业突破障碍，借数字化转型东风，有望实现常态化发展。在线办公的常态化发展，将加速企业数字化转型进程，并推进办公场景的进一步拓展以及新型雇佣方式的兴起。2019年中国智能移动办公市场规模达到288亿元，随着在线办公需求增长及用户习惯养成，智能移动办公市场将更快速发展，预计2020年将达到449亿元。
According to iiMedia Research, more than 18 million enterprises in China adopted the online telecommuting mode during the Spring Festival return to work in February 2020, and more than 300 million people in total used online office applications. Affected by the outbreak and other emergencies, online office demand in China has increased significantly. Epidemic situation catalyzes the short-term increase of online office demand, but the long-term use of stickiness to be strengthened, online office still needs to break through the current development difficulties. Imedia consulting analysts believe that the epidemic crisis will force the online office industry to break through barriers and realize normal development by virtue of digital transformation under the improved network basic resources, cloud computing and other technological development as well as the demand for collaborative office. The normal development of online office will accelerate the process of digital transformation of enterprises, and further expand the office scene and the rise of new employment methods. In 2019, the smart mobile office market in China reached 28.8 billion yuan. With the growth of online office demand and the formation of user habits, the smart mobile office market will develop more rapidly, and is expected to reach 44.9 billion yuan in 2020.