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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Cosmetology and beauty schools have experienced steady growth over the past five years, even despite the economic recession, as employment opportunities in the beauty industry have continued to grow. As a result, industry revenue is expected to increase at an average rate of 3.9% per year to about $1.6 billion in the five years to 2012.

Changing fashion trends and consumer concern with physical appearance fuel demand for the cosmetology and beauty industry, and career opportunities at beauty salons, barber shops, skin care salons and nail salons have remained favorable. During the economic downturn, many workers sought to be trained in a profession that remained in demand during difficult economic times.

What is the Cosmetology & Beauty Schools industry?

This industry includes schools that offer training in barbering, hair styling or cosmetic arts, such as makeup or skin care. These schools provide job-specific certification.

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Industry Products

Major products in this industry
Hair care
Nail care
Skin care

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary
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