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上海品茶微信女神会所The shared accommodation boom is sweeping across China, with transaction volume rising 37.5 percent year-on-year to 16.5 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2018, a new report said on Tuesday.
The report, released by the State Information Center, shows the country’s main shared accommodation platforms offered 3.5 million housing units in nearly 500 cities last year.
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According to the report, second- and third-tier cities are accelerating the push to embrace shared accommodation services that offer short-term low-cost lodging.
Lijiang in Yunnan province, Qinhuangdao in Hebei province and Guilin in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region have seen signi 上海品茶微信女神会所
ficant jumps in the number of short-term lodging platforms’ stayed nights, rising 650, 600 and 300 percent in 2018 respectively.
The report noted an increasing number of young people prefer to start a business in platforms that offer shared accommo
dation, as 70 percent of major shared accommodation platforms hosts were born in the 1980s and 1990s.
Specifically, more females prefer to be a host on those platforms, occupying 60 percent of the total on main shared accommodation platforms.
Vacationing with pets is a new trend in the market, the report said. More than 40 percent of sh
ared accommodation users have pets, among which 66.7 percent prefer taking pets on vacation.
The report came as the nation’s sharing economy marches into a new stage, where quality matters more than expansion speed. The report said the an
nual growth rate of the shared accommodation market is expected to remain around 50 percent over the next three years.
efforts on cross-border sales in China and to keep improving the experience for bo
th Chinese customers and global selling partners.
Amazon entered China in 2004, when it bought a local online boo
kseller for $75 million. Since then, it has invested in wareh
ouses, data centers and programs to teach Chinese sellers how to get their goods to Amazon customers.
In October 2016, Amazon launched in China its Amazon Prime, the first unlimited free cross-border shipping memb
ership program that operates globally, in an attempt to lure the rising number of quality-conscious Chinese buye
rs to buy foreign products.isual China Group, which owns Chinese photo platform vcg.com, was fined 300,000 yua
n ($44,758) for flawed supervision of user content, according to a company statement late Thursday.
ded souls face to face.The Beijing native, who quit his job in the hospitality industry and opene
d the shop 17 years ago, says seeing people in the shop, no matter they are looking for something in particula
r or simply browsing, is a delight. Over 16 years Free Sound has sold about 300,000 records, he says.
“It started out as a dream for me and I feel so fortunate to have lived out that dream.”
Wang, in his mid-40s, was introduced to music by his parents, who played vinyl records at home. One of his
favorite singer-songwriters is the Chinese rock musician Cui Jian, and like many music lovers of his generat
ion, Wang enjoyed going to record shops. Sound quality and nostalgia are what draws him to vinyls, he says.
For many people it has long appeared that traditional physical records such as vinyl and cassettes were
on the edge of extinction in the face of online streaming brought by the internet revolution.
Between 2002 and 2005 in particular, the fall in sales of CDs and other ty
pes of musical recordings in China was precipitous, mostly as the result of piracy and online
streaming, and the customer base for record shops evaporated as people stopped buying physical records.