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Tanning Salons in the US: Market Research Report

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Tanning Salons Market Research Report | NAICS 81219c | Jun 2016

Sun-kissed glow: Mounting cynicism toward UV tanning will force operators to diversify their services

IBISWorld’s Tanning Salons market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • As health concerns regarding skin cancer rise, industry regulations are expected to tighten
  • Acquisitions and company exits have yielded high consolidation over the past five years
  • 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, curbed growth is expected in 2016 as health concerns 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... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Tanning Salons industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle. The industry is characterized by growth in line with the overall economy, a growing number of businesses with consolidation from larger players and moderate technological change. The industry has grown over the past five years due to rising disposable income and consumer confidence, which translates into greater demand for personal care services and luxury merchandise items. However, mounting concerns over the potential health risks associated with tanning have caused industry growth to decelerate and regulators to become more stringent.

Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to rise at an average annual rate of 2.6% o.. ... 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... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    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 tanningMerchandise sales
    Industry Activities
    Providing UV tanning servicesProviding spray-on tanning servicesProviding airbrush tanning servicesProviding 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
  • The move toward sunless
  • Consolidating forces
  • Taxing times
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry structure
  • Sunless days
  • Rising 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
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tanning Salons
  • Basis of 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 (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Consumer Spending (2007-2021)
  • 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% 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. Plays a key role in the development of skin cancer.

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