Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Hairdressing and Beauty Treatment industry provides treatments such as hair cutting, colouring, waxing and skincare. Over the past five years, industry operators have focused on building their brands and improving customer service in order to maintain and grow their customer bases. Operators want their services to be regarded as necessary rather than indulgent and discretionary. They have also reduced their prices in the hope that sales volumes will increase, leading to wider profit margins. Following the result of the EU referendum, it is expected that consumer confidence will decrease, negatively affecting the industry. However, basic salon services are not anticipated to be affected by adverse economic conditions due to their non-discretionary nature... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
London is home to the highest number of hair and beauty establishments, accounting for 14.3% of the industry total. London is an important part of the fashion world, with events such as London Fashion Week influencing industry demand. The city has a relatively high average household income owing to the influx of rich and fashion-conscious people. Many high-end hair and beauty salons are based in this region.
The South East
The South East is home to approximately 12.2% of industry establishments. As it is the most populous region of the United Kingdom, demand for industry services is relatively high... purchase to read more