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The Report on Beauty Salons contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Statistics . .
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2015 Market Research Report on Beauty Salons Industry

Current Research on the Beauty Salons Industry

Fast growing and prolific, the beauty salon industry is focusing on developing talent to grow a loyal customer base willing to spend on expanded products and services.

The industry felt declines during the economic downturn, but still remained one of the strongest performing within personal care. The industry is now even one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. Barriers to entry to the industry are minimal, creating intense competition for the consumer spending dollars available. The main draw for beauty salons is the stylists they employ.

This section provides answers to the fundamental and commonly-asked questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. Has the market grown or declined?
  3. What is the market growth rate?
  4. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the industry size and average company size?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Beauty Salons industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Beauty Salons industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2009        2010        2011        2012        2013        2014
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data

Market Forecast - Beauty Salons[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Beauty Salons future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2014 20152016 2017 2018 2019
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Beauty Salons industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Hair Care Services

Hair Care Services - Hair Cut Services

Hair Care Services - Permanent Hair Texture Modification

Hair Care Services - Hair Coloring & Tinting

Hair Care Services - Hair Styling Services

Other Hair Care Services

Nail Care Services

Nail Care Services - Manicure Services

Nail Care Services - Pedicure Services

Other Nail Care Services

Skin Care Services

Skin Care Services - Facial Services

Other Skin Care Services

Hair Removal Services

Hair Removal Services - Temporary

Massage Services

Massage Services - Therapeutic

Rental Of Non-Residential Space In Buildings Or Other Facilities

Rental Of Booths & Chairs In Beauty & Personal Care Estabs

Resale Of Merchandise

Resale Of Cosmetic Products

Resale Of Other Merchandise

All Other Operating Receipts

All Other Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of an "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis - Beauty Salons

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Beauty SalonsIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Beauty Salons industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Beauty Salons measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity Ratios - Beauty SalonsIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 1%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Healthcare Support Occupations 6%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 74%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 52%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 9%
Sales and Related Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Companies in Beauty Salons and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Beauty Salons market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Public Beauty Salons Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Beauty Salons market research on key company news, and Beauty Salons statistics. The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.

Government Contracts Related to Beauty Salons

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $55,458 on Beauty Salons. It has awarded 14 contracts to 4 companies, with an average value of $13,865 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Beauty Salons to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Hair Care Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Beauty SalonsOpportunity/Threat
Hair, Nail & Skin Care Services

Since sales from Beauty Salons are a small fraction compared to other industries selling Hair Care Services, companies in the Beauty Salons industry have the opportunity to expand their product offering to take share from these adjacent industries.
Hair Care Services Product Sales Report

Hair Care Services - Hair Cut Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Beauty SalonsOpportunity/Threat
Hair, Nail & Skin Care Services
Barber Shops Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Hair Care Services - Hair Cut Services are less than those from Beauty Salons. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Hair Care Services - Hair Cut Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Hair Care Services - Hair Cut Services Product Sales Report

Nail Care Services
Nail Care Services Product Sales Report

Nail Care Services - Manicure Services
Nail Care Services - Manicure Services Product Sales Report

Nail Care Services - Pedicure Services
Nail Care Services - Pedicure Services Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Hair stylist services, unisex or women's, Hairdresser services, Beauty salons, Unisex hair stylist shops, Beauty and barber shops, combined, Esthetician (i.e., skin care) services, Beautician services, Hairdressing salons or shops, Beauty parlors, Make-up (except permanent) salons, Cosmetology salons or shops, Hair stylist salons or shops, Beauty shops, Facial salons, etc.

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