Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The recession challenged the industry, with consumers cutting back on discretionary purchases like manicures and hair services. With the economy on the mend, salons will experience growth again, aided by a rise in disposable income and consumer sentiment. Hair and nail salons can benefit by taking advantage of growing interest in eco-friendly products and abiding by new regulations... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Great Lakes and West regions have the greatest concentration of industry establishments. The distribution of hair and nail salons is mainly based on population levels. Hair and nail salons are more common in large metropolitan centers within these regions.
The Mid-Atlantic has the greatest share of industry establishments, estimated to hold 24.2% of the nation's total in 2012. The states with the highest concentration of establishments include New York and New Jersey, which hold a respective 9.8% and 5.8% of the total. Companies locate salons near these major metropolitan centers because of the large consumer markets in the area... purchase to read more