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Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment in the UK: Market Research Report

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Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment Market Research Report | SIC S96.020 | Oct 2014

Future extensions: Improving consumer confidence and niche services treat the industry to growth

IBISWorld’s Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
139,710
Businesses
28,556
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Hairdressing and Beauty Treatment industry has recorded weak to moderate growth over the past five years. Hair salons, which generate 77% of industry revenue, have remained relatively resilient through the downturn due to the essential nature of the industry's core services. People typically have frequent haircuts regardless of economic conditions. Demand for higher value services, however, has been much weaker as consumers hit by rising unemployment and falling disposable income growth cut back on more discretionary services such as beauty treatments, colouring and hair extensions. Demand for beauty salons has also been weak as consumers cut back the frequency of their visits and delayed more expensive treatments... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

There are relatively low barriers to entry for the industry, as indicated by the high number of small businesses. Capital requirements are relatively low, and self-employed hairdressers and beauticians are able to rent space in existing salons, thus avoiding many of the costs of starting up a salon themselves. Independent operators may also operate from their own homes, or run a mobile business, each involving minimal capital costs.

The industry is not regulated beyond the usual requirements of employment and health and safety laws. Operators do experience a strong level of competition from other salons though, which may deter some from entering the industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment Industry?

This industry provides hairdressing and beauty services. Hairdressing services include hair cutting, styling, colouring, straightening and other treatments. Beauty services include skin care, waxing, massages, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, manicures and pedicures. The industry includes hair and beauty salons and self-employed hair professionals and beauticians.

Industry Products
Cutting and styling hairBeauty services Colouring hairProduct salesOther hair services
 
Industry Activities
Hair washing, trimming and cutting, setting, dyeing, tinting, waving and straighteningShaving and beard trimmingProviding facial massages, manicures and pedicuresApplying make-up


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