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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 | Jan 2015

Making the cut: Salon prospects look good thanks to expanding service offerings

IBISWorld’s Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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
-1.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
139,650
Businesses
29,415
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Hairdressing and Beauty Treatment industry has recorded a general decline of revenue over the past five years. Hair salons have remained relatively resilient through economic hardship in recent years due to the essential nature of the services provided. On the other hand, more expensive beauty salons have struggled due to the discretionary nature of services and the effects of falling disposable income during the first half of the five-year period through 2014-15. Sales of hair and beauty products within the industry have come under pressure from supermarkets and online retailers, although some industry operators now run their own online shops, which has helped to improve revenue figures in the more recent years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

London represents the highest number of hair and beauty establishments, accounting for 16.3% of the UK total. London is more likely to be home to people who spend more on their appearance due to social and employment reasons. In addition, London is a global hub of the fashion world, with many small boutique salons specialising in high-quality, expensive styling.

Hairdressing and beauty services are essential services for most consumers so industry establishments tend to be located in heavily populated areas. London, the South East and the North West are expected to be home to 42.3% of industry establishments in 2014-15. Many urban areas with high population concentrations are located in these areas, such as Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment Industry?

This industry provides hairdressing and beauty services for men and women. Hairdressing services include hair washing, trimming and cutting, setting, dyeing, tinting, blow drying, straightening and similar activities. Beauty services include make-up, skin care, waxing, facial 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, blow drying and straighteningShaving and beard trimmingFacial massages, waxing and make-up Manicures and pedicures


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