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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 | May 2014

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The Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 have also been weak as consumers cut back the frequency of their visits and put off more expensive treatments... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry revenue is concentrated in London and the South East, which together account for 44% of hair and beauty salon revenue. This is far in excess of the regions' population share (about 26.1%) but it does correlate with value-added figures for the area. London and the South East generate 35.5% of total value added for the United Kingdom and gross domestic household incomes are also higher in these areas.

A major city such as London does draw a greater concentration of hair and beauty salons, and higher per capita income levels contribute to above average spending on premium hair and beauty services... 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. As well as hair and beauty salons, this industry also includes 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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