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China Lighting E-Commerce Market Scale to Grow

China's e-commerce market scale will reach US$445.1 billion in 2014, and the lighting e-commerce market scale in China has reached US$2.4 billion in 2014, according to LEDinside.

"As LED lighting products continue to sellout online, the online lighting market is expected to grow well into 2017, with Internet sales estimated to reach 30% to become the largest LED lighting distribution channel, and overtake traditional lighting distribution channels including construction project and luminaire retail shops", said Figo Wang, senior analyst at LEDinside.

E-commerce channels in China are gradually transitioning from C2C models to B2C, which can be especially seen in the lighting e-commerce segment, said Wang. Lighting e-commerce sales from B2C models reached 55% above C2C's 45%.

Analysis based on China's e-commerce platforms indicate has been most successful in its lighting e-commerce business, and has a market share of 54% in the B2C market. Top three LED luminaire makers in terms of online revenue are Opple, NVC Lighting and Xiamen Aoduo lllumination, while three major players for LED lamps are Philips, Opple, and NVC Lighting. is the second largest lighting e-commerce platform with a market share of 19.2%, but its sales volume and brands represented are much lower than It will be difficult for newcomers, such as other e-commerce platforms, to make significant breakthroughs in the short term as and firmly establish their market positions as leaders in the lighting e-commerce segment. Other e-commerce platforms have also placed value on the lighting market, and are trying to attract lighting manufacturers to invest, the firm said.

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China Lighting E-Commerce Market to Become Largest LED Distribution Channel, Says Ledinside
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