Overview

Sun screened: Mounting cynicism toward UV tanning will force operators to diversify their services

The Tanning Salons 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 in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth
12-17
2.6%
Annual Growth
17-22
Profit
Employment
35,570
Business
13,586

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As health concerns regarding skin cancer rise, industry regulations are expected to tighten
  • Statewide regulations governing adolescent tanning-bed use have been on the rise
  • Rising incomes will encourage consumers to spend on tanning salons

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the past five years, the industry has grown as US consumers have become wealthier due to higher employment, which has precipitated rising per capita disposable income and consumer confidence. Consequently, demand for personal services and other luxury services has risen as consumers increase their spending on discretionary items and services. However, in 2017, health concerns are expected to mitigate improving macroeconomic conditions. The industry is expected to generate more income through sunless tanning beds and merchandise, which will increasingly cater toward consumers looking to make luxury purchases...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Tanning Salons industry has a low level of capital intensity. In 2017, for every dollar spent on labor, the average tanning salon is expected to invest $0.09 in capital. As a personal service industry, labor expenses are typically high for industry operators; wages as a share of revenue averages 36.6% of expenses. Capital intensity has not changed significantly over the past five years because significant labor is required to assist clients and look after machinery. The average tanning salon has six employees, most of whom are typically part-time or seasonal workers. Despite more self-tanning machines and customizable equipment, technological change has not been sufficient to significantly reduce the amount of labor required. Cap..

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    Additional Insights for the Tanning Salons Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Tanning Salons Industry are

  • Ability to effectively change community behavior
  • Receiving the benefit of word of mouth recommendations
  • Undertaking technical research and development
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    Industry Products

    What is the Tanning Salons Industry?

    This industry includes companies that provide indoor tanning services through UV tanning beds and booths, as well as spray-on tanning services.

    Industry Products
    UV tanning
    Sunless tanning
    Merchandise sales
    Industry Activities
    Providing UV tanning services
    Providing spray-on tanning services
    Providing airbrush tanning services
    Providing body contour tanning services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer spending
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • Regulation for the Tanning Salons industry

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Consolidating forces
  • Taxing times
  • The move toward sunless
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry structure
  • Sunless days
  • Increasing regulations
  • The rise of the day spa
  • Table: Tanning Salons Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Tanning Salons Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing
  • Dry Cleaners
  • Printing, Paper, Food, Textile & Other Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • UV tanning
  • Sunless tanning
  • Merchandise sales
  • Chart: Tanning Salons Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 18 to 29
  • Consumers aged 30 to 39
  • Consumers aged 40 to 49
  • Consumers aged 50 to 64
  • Consumers aged 17 and under
  • Consumers aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tanning Salons Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tanning Salons

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Tanning Salons Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Tanning Salons Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Tanning Salons Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Consumer Spending (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Dihydroxyacetone (Dha)
  • Chemical used in most self-tanning lotions, creams and sprays. Derived from sugar cane or beets.
  • Erythrulose
  • Chemical which is also used for tanning and coloring purposes, although not approved by the FDA. Extracts derived from raspberries and other berries.
  • Spray Tan
  • Applying skin tanning liquids to the body using a spray booth.
  • Uva
  • Rays that account for 95.0% of UV radiation reaching the Earth's surface. Contributes to and may even initiate the development of skin cancers.
  • Uvb
  • Rays that are the chief cause of skin reddening and sunburn and play a key role in the development of skin cancer.
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