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Personal & Laundry Services Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Personal & Laundry Services

Overview of the U.S. Personal & Laundry Services Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Personal & Laundry Services: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Personal & Laundry Services 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

Maintenance And Repair - Garments

Cremation Services For Human Remains

Hair Care Services

Nail Care Services

Skin Care Services

Hair Removal Services

Massage Services

Tattoo And Body Modification Services

Other Beauty And Personal Care Services

Weight Loss Services

Coin-Operated Laundry And Drycleaning Operations

Dry Cleaning Services (Include Household Textiles.)

Commercial Laundry Services

Retail Laundry And Dry Cleaning Services (Include Drop-Off And Pick-Up Services.)

Rental Of Uniforms, Linens, And Other Textiles

Pre-Burial Services For Human Remains

Interment Of Human Remains

Graves, Plots, And Other Spaces For Human Remains

Cemetery Maintenance Services

Resale Of Funeral Goods

Packaged Funeral Services For The Preparation And Disposition Of Human Remains

Laundry And Dry-Cleaning Agency Services

Digital Photo And Photofinishing Services

Dating Services

Social Event Planning And Coordination Services

Operation Of Coin-Operated Machines

Other Laundry Services

Off-Street Parking Services

Valet Parking Services

Management Fees For The Operation Of Parking Facilities

Other Personal Services

Operation Of Coin-Operated Telephone Services

Pet Care Services

Rental Of Non-Residential Space In Buildings Or Other Facilities

Resale Of Merchandise

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 industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Personal & Laundry Services by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

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

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
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

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Personal & Laundry Services company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry 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 Personal & Laundry Services 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 Personal & Laundry Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry 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 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Other Management Occupations 6%
Funeral Service Managers 6%
Funeral Service Managers 6%
Healthcare Support Occupations 7%
Other Healthcare Support Occupations 7%
Massage Therapists 6%
Massage Therapists 6%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 15%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 12%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 12%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 12%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 46%
Animal Care and Service Workers 5%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 24%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 24%
Funeral Service Workers 47%
Funeral Attendants 26%
Funeral Attendants 26%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 18%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 18%
Personal Appearance Workers 33%
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists 24%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 23%
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers 9%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 6%
Sales and Related Occupations 8%
Retail Sales Workers 7%
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons 13%
Counter and Rental Clerks 13%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Information and Record Clerks 6%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 9%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 9%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 7%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 7%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 7%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 6%
Office Clerks, General 6%
Office Clerks, General 6%
Production Occupations 13%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 11%
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 8%
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 8%
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 14%
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 14%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 10%
Motor Vehicle Operators 8%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 8%
Driver/Sales Workers 6%
Other Transportation Workers 6%
Parking Lot Attendants 6%
Parking Lot Attendants 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Personal & Laundry Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • YogaWorks trademarks "YOGAWORKS" - Tote bags, duffel bags and gym bags - 01/06/2018
  • Adventurous Journeys trademarks "ADVENTUROUS JOURNEYS" - business management and operation of the resorts, hotels, retail properties, office properties, conference centers, spa resorts, and destination health spas of others - 01/06/2018
  • Abraham Technical Services trademarks "ABEACCESS" - Providing commercial and industrial product information via a website and portal; providing product support in the nature of providing customer service and product inquiry services via the website and portal; providing product inquiry services via the website and portal; providing return material authorization management services via the website and portal; providing product support documentation via the website and portal - 01/06/2018
  • Bibbentuckers raises $2 million in funding. - 01/04/2018
  • Sergreants Pet Care Products patents Animal Litter Containing A Pheromone Composition - 01/04/2018
  • Living Proof patents Hair Compositions And Methods Of Use Thereof - 01/04/2018
  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals patents Modifying Macrophage Phenotype For Treatment Of Disease - 01/04/2018
  • Staq raises $1 million in funding. - 12/28/2017
  • Spothero raises $5 million in funding. - 12/08/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Weight Watchers North America483
    Sergreants Pet Care Products359
    Mimedx Group101

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Principal preventively suspended - She also allegedly made one of the complainants, a utility worker of the school, as her personal laundry woman. The suspension order ... she still did not follow and instead terminated my services,” Amagos said. He claimed that he also served as the ... (01/12/2018)
    • Angel Homecare Services Ltd - Angel Homecare Services have more than 18 years of experience in delivering personal care and support services to its ... medication management, household tasks, laundry and shopping. The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Angel Homecare Services ... (01/12/2018)
    • Ministry teams connecting to those in need through laundry - Jeremiah Herrian, director of Forgotten Ministries, said the idea for Laundry Love came from his service in inner city ministries in ... Herrian said volunteers have the chance to connect on a personal level with Laundry Love recipients while the wash ... (01/10/2018)
    • Johnson Service sees FY ahead of management's views, buys StarCounty for £3.9m - No news or research item is a personal recommendation to deal ... as it announced the acquisition of laundry services provider StarCounty Textile. In a trading update for the six months to the end of December, the company said it continued to trade ... (01/05/2018)
    • Special Laundry Service: Aiming to give firefighters a clean bill of health - He is the president of So Cal Personal Protective Equipment – which his staff brings 10,000 turnouts back to life each year. Although cancer cost him the career he loved, Scott remains driven to make a difference. Scott can’t fight fire anymore ... (01/03/2018)
    • Procter & Gamble Brings Relief to Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma with P&G Personal Care and Cleaning Kits and Tide Loads of Hope Laundry Services - --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG): P&G has a history of giving back to the communities where we live and work, and we want to provide everyday essentials to those who need it most to help bring a sense of normalcy in this time of need. (09/22/2017)
    • P&G Tests Tide Pickup Laundry Service in Chicago - Procter & Gamble Co.'s Tide has launched a test of a home laundry pickup and delivery service in Chicago -- the packaged-goods ... Jack Neff, editor at large, covers household and personal-care marketers, Walmart and market research. (01/26/2016)
    • Laundry service app launches in Chicago - Got laundry? In Chicago ... which involve drivers using their personal cars like cabs. Chicago has Instacart, a grocery shopping and delivery service. Companies like TaskRabbit send someone to run your errands for a fee. Washio launched in Los Angeles ... (10/01/2014)
    • Tide to provide free laundry services to victims of Hurricane Sandy - In partnership with the American Red Cross, the Tide program provides free full-service laundry to relief workers and New Jersey ... to help relief workers and families whose clothing and personal items have been impacted (by Hurricane Sandy) and to ... (11/02/2012)
    • Disabled man's personal laundry service porn - >MALAYSIA - A disabled man running a laundry service was found to have a dirty little secret. The 56-year-old, who is receiving monthly assistance from the Welfare Department, has been filming his sexual exploits and selling the recordings. But his career ... (04/15/2009)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $314,003,453 on Personal & Laundry Services. It has awarded 9,045 contracts to 1,271 companies, with an average value of $247,052 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 Personal & Laundry Services 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 Personal & Laundry ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Hair, Nail & Skin Care Services Competing industry
    Beauty Salons Competing industry

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

    Parking Services
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Personal & Laundry ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Parking Lots & Garages Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Parking Services are less than those from Personal & Laundry Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Parking Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Parking Services Product Sales Report

    Nail Care Services
    Nail Care Services Product Sales Report

    Commercial Laundry Services
    Commercial Laundry Services Product Sales Report

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