In 2018, the scale of China's shopping guide e-commerce users has exceeded 300 million. The mainstream shopping guide e-commerce platform, especially the price-concession shopping guide e-commerce platform, has a rapid growth in sales performance, and the daily e-commerce APP users are active during the period. User growth rate also reached 11.6%. In terms of urban sales performance, the shopping guide e-commerce platform is more focused on sinking cities during holiday marketing. According to iiMedia Research, first-tier cities accounted for only 26.7% of sales. The development of the shopping guide e-commerce platform in non-first-tier cities is an important driving force for the sales of its “618”.
In 2019, the construction of e-commerce shopping guide market has been continuously improved and upgraded. According to iiMedia Research, more than half of the netizens (51.7%) know about e-commerce shopping guide market. The recognition of e-commerce shopping guide market has reached a high level. 60.8% of the users pay most attention to the promotional activities of the platform, and the price is still guided. At the same time, the support of high-quality content will meet the information needs of users. Ai Medium Consulting Analysts believe that the fission effect of social chains should be relied on to expand the size of users and accelerate cash flow, improve supply chain and logistics distribution to stabilize the upstream, get rid of the restriction of head-end e-commerce to truly realize the long-term development of e-commerce. In addition, in line with the upgrading of consumer goods quality, cross-border e-commerce will also become a guide purchase which one of the directions of e-commerce expansion in the future.