Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, the Tanning Salons industry has experienced growth as rising per capita disposable income encouraged higher spending on discretionary services, such as tanning. Moreover, the industry is expected to continue to see moderate growth in the next five years. Industry revenue is projected to grow in light of improving consumer disposable incomes and consumer confidence. Increased consolidation is anticipated between industry players, particularly as companies expand their product and service offerings to become increasingly like day spas, which will help diversify their customer base. However, the industry will continue to be marred by rising concerns over the health risks associated with tanning machines and more stringent regulatory supervision... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of tanning salons is mainly dependent upon population levels. The regions with the greatest number of tanning salons are the Southeast, the West, the Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes regions. Furthermore, tanning salons are most popular in areas where there is a greater likelihood for individuals to wear less clothes and, therefore, be more body image-conscious, or in areas where there is little sunlight to naturally tan.
The Southeast has the greatest number of tanning salons in the United States. In 2014, 25.0% of tanning salons were located in the region, which is in line with the 25.4% of the US population estimated to reside in the region. Florida has the most salons in the region, with an estimated 7.9% of total establishments... purchase to read more