Golden hour: Industry growth is expected to slow as rising consumer confidence is offset by a rise in regulation

The Tanning Salons industry, which provides indoor UV tanning beds and spray-tanning services, has grown over the past five years to 2018, as consumers have become wealthier due to higher employment and rising per capita disposable income. However, the industry's largest hurdle remains the looming pressure from regulatory agencies and industry groups, which seek to increase education surrounding the potential dangers associated with indoor tanning. Over the past five years, tanning salons have adapted to heightened consumer concerns over UV radiation exposure. More salons began offering sunless tanning options, including spray-on tans and lotions...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth will slow as rising consumer confidence is offset by a rise in regulation
  • Statewide regulations governing adolescent tanning-bed use have been on the rise
  • Profit margins are expected to slightly decline as the number of enterprises is expected to rise
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    UV tanningUltraviolet (UV) tanning generates 50.2% of the industry's revenue. UV tanning can be done in tanning beds or in tanning booths. One advantage of tanning booths is that they take up less space, than horizontal tanning beds. As a result, companies can install a greater number of units and maximize their number of customers. Furthermore, tanning booths are sometimes preferred because they are more hygienic. However, the traditional tanning bed remains the industry's standard. Tanning booths or beds are outfitted with fluorescent lamps that emit UV in a similar spectrum as the sun. Average sessions last between 10 minutes and 20 minutes. Over the past five years, this segment has shrunk slightly in favor of sunless tanning...purchase to read more.

    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
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer spending in the Tanning Salons industry impact industry performance..

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    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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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

  • 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 17 and under
  • Consumers aged 40 to 49
  • Consumers aged 50 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tanning Salons Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • 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
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
    Table: Industry Data for the Tanning Salons Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Consumer Spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    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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