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.
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.
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.
2020年4月26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《2020中国直播电商入局行业及标杆品牌运行案例大数据监测报告》。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，对中国直播电商行业进行全面分析，分别针对食品、服装、化妆品、家电等直播电商的入局行业分析，以及对恰恰、珀莱雅等标杆品牌的典型案例解读，以此分析直播电商的产品特性以及品牌方的发展趋势，判断2020-2021年中国直播电商的行业发展趋势。受到本次疫情影响，直播电商展现的强大带货能力推动农产品、服装、汽车等传统实体行业加入直播电商，大大利好直播电商发展。艾媒咨询分析师认为，传统电商推动了消费行为的线上转移，为直播电商的发展提供了前期基础。而随着用户对视频、短视频等应用的使用时间不断增加，直播电商将会是短期内最重要的消费行为。
Affected by the epidemic, China's economy in 2020Q1 compared with 2019Q1, after excluding price change factors, actually dropped by 6.8% year-on-year, which may affect China's economic growth slowdown throughout the year. In order to cope with the problem that the epidemic affects economic development, the state actively encourages all parties in the society to develop "new tools" to stimulate market vitality. iiMedia Research believes that this policy is a new benefit for live broadcast e-commerce. The ability to bring goods will also further drive more industries into the game.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2018年中国数字经济占GDP比重达34.8%，其中服务业数字经济比重为35.9%，于2016年相比增长了6.3个百分点，在各行业中占比最高，增速最快。数字经济的蓬勃发展，推动着传统产业的改造提升，特别是生活服务行业，其数字化升级为中国经济发展增添了新动能。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，预计2019年中国在线餐饮外卖市场规模达到2845.5亿元，生鲜电商市场规模达到1620.0亿元，互联网社区服务市场规模达到2316.1亿元，本地生活服务行业在数字化升级推动下，即将进入万亿元市场。而随着一二线城市本地生活服务市场竞争趋于白热化，未来下沉市场和场景拓展将成为本地生活平台竞争的焦点。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, China digital economy accounted for 34.8% of GDP in 2018. The proportion of digital economy in service industry is 35.9% and increased by 6.3% compared with 2016, accounting for the highest proportion and fastest growth in all industries. The vigorous development of digital economy promotes the transformation and upgrading of traditional industries, especially the life service industry, whose digital upgrading has added new momentum to the economic development in China. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, it is estimated that the scale online take-out market in China will reach 284.55 billion yuan in 2019, the scale of fresh e-commerce market will reach 162.0 billion yuan, and the scale of Internet community service market is reaching 231.61 billion yuan. With the promotion of digital upgrading, the local life service industry will soon enter the trillion yuan market. With the fierce competition of the local life service market in the first and second tier cities, the sinking market and scenario expansion will become the focus of the competition of the local life service platforms in the future.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2018年中国B2B市场交易规模达21.37万亿元，预计2019年增至25.94万亿元。随着个人消费互联网逐渐触达天花板，产业互联网发展趋势明显，而企业采购则成为电商2B产业的重要入口。在此背景下，近年中国采购线上市场呈现增长趋势，企业采购在全渠道方向发展迅速。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019上半年55.4%的受访企业偏好线下采购，44.6%的受访企业则更偏好线上采购。而线上线下采购行为也呈现明显差异化特点，如机械、制造、交通、物流、零售、贸易、金融等行业更倾向于在线下采购，互联网企业则主要在线上进行采购。未来线上线下采购渠道之间融合发展将成为趋势，通过整合全渠道满足企业各方面的采购需求是采购电商平台之间角逐的关键。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale B2B market transactions in China reached 21.37 trillion yuan in 2018, and is expected to increase to 25.94 trillion yuan in 2019. With the personal consumption Internet gradually reaching the ceiling, the development trend of industrial Internet is obvious, and enterprise procurement has become an important entrance to the ‘to B’ industry of e-commerce. In such a case, the online enterprise procurement market in China has shown a growing trend in recent years, and enterprise procurement has developed rapidly in the direction of omni-channel. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 55.4% of the interviewed enterprises preferred offline purchasing in the first half of 2019, while 44.6% preferred online purchasing. The online and offline enterprise procurement behavior also shows distinct differences. For example, enterprises from machinery, manufacturing, transportation, logistics, retailing, trading, finance, etc. are more inclined to online purchasing, while enterprise from Internet industry are mainly purchasing online. In the future, the integration of online and offline procurement channels will become a trend. It is the key to compete among procurement e-commerce platforms to meet the different procurement needs of enterprises through the integration of omni-channels.
Data from iiMedia Research shows that in 2018, China's digital economy has reached 31.3 trillion yuan, accounting for 34.8% of GDP. Digital economy has become an engine for industrial development. During the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, looking back at the course of China's economic development, the Internet has written a remarkable chapter. China's Internet has experienced a period of exploration, rapid development, and maturity and prosperity, from PC Internet to mobile Internet and from 2G to 5G. In 1999, china.com went public in the United States, which announced the rise of China's Internet industry to the world. Meanwhile, the budding of China's portal website model represented by NetEase,SoHu and Sina also indicated that China's Internet really stood up. In 2009, China's 3G started the era of mobile Internet in commercial use, which means the Internet entered a period of rapid development. In 2013, China's mobile Internet began to move towards 4G era. The concept of “Internet plus“ represents a new economic form. Internet technology and innovative thinking has become the driving force of China's economic and social innovation. In the fierce competition of China's Internet, a number of outstanding enterprises have emerged, such as Tencent Video, Zhihu, Kuwo Music,JD, taobao, Ctrip, Alipay, Baidu Search, Tencent cloud, KuangShi technology and so on. After 20 years of development, China's Internet industry will continue to expand, including smart terminals, industrial robots, autonomous driving, enterprise services and other industries continue to upgrade. With the implementation of 5G network, the operation of new economy industry will also usher in a new trend of innovation.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019年中国移动电商市场规模将达32.9亿元，用户规模有望达到7.13亿人。在中国电商市场增长逐渐放缓，中国电商人口红利消失的环境下，电商促销节日成为各平台争夺用户、增加收益的关键手段。目前如“双11”等综合大促节日凭借多年口碑沉淀和每年的营销创新，仍然稳稳占领消费者的认知，而近年各大电商平台也纷纷推出针对特定节日和具体品类、人群的促销节日，为消费者提供更多选择。主打价格优惠的电商促销节日发展也受到认可，过半数网民对其持正面态度。而除了价格优惠外，电商节日的创新促销模式，正凭借趣味性获取更多消费者的认可。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，73.3%的受访网民在接触过电商促销节日的新玩法，且近三成网民愿意主动尝试这些新活动。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the market scale of China Mobile E-Commerce will reach 3.29 billion yuan in 2019, and the scale of users is expected to reach 713 million people. With the slowdown of the growth of China E-Commerce market and the disappearance of the users bonus, the e-commerce promotion festivals have become the key means for platforms to compete for users and increase revenue. At present, comprehensive promotion festivals such as ‘11.11’ still occupy consumers’ cognition steadily by accumulation of years of reputation and annual marketing innovation. In recent years, major e-commerce platforms have launched promotion festivals for specific offline festivals, specific categories and groups, providing consumers with more choices. The development of promotion festivals for e-commerce platforms with preferential prices has also been recognized, and more than half of the netizens have a positive attitude towards them. In addition to price concessions, the innovative promotion model of e-commerce festivals is gaining more consumers' recognition by being interesting. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 73.3% of the interviewed netizens have contacted new ways of promoting festivals through e-commerce, and nearly 30% of the respondents are willing to take the initiative to try these new activities.
Information flow advertising refers to an advertising form that intelligently promotes users' preferences and characteristics according to social attributes. The scale of China Mobile Advertising market will reach 415.87 billion yuan in 2019. With the continuous release of Internet potential, advertisers need more precise ways of advertising delivery, and information flow advertising emerges as the times require. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, Tencent and Alibaba's information flow products cover over 600 million users and are in the forefront of the market. In 2019, 46.5% of the interviewed information flow users spent more than 15 seconds on information flow advertises, compared with that in 2018. 46.0% of the interviewed users hold a positive attitude towards information flow advertisement, and the user experience of information flow advertisement has increased. Content attraction is the main demand of Internet users for information flow advertisement recommendation technology. More than 30% of users believe that promoting content should be attractive, and users put forward higher requirements for new and accurate advertisement security. In the future, scenario extension and service upgrading will become the development direction of information flow advertising.