Sales of Salon Tools, Appliances Reap Growth; Study Reveals Top 10 Tools Companies

Professional channel curling and flat iron sales grew at 6.3%; blow dryers grew 3.2% and clippers/trimmers at 3.7%. Important growth factors affecting the appliance market were the continued demand for curling and specialty irons, along with the continued strength of flat irons, plus newer technologies introduced into the market.

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Weak Economy Leads to Low Growth for Salon Services and Products

Total revenues for all salon industry services (hair, skin, nails) plus salon retail grew at a sluggish 2.7%, according to the new 2013 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, the leading salon industry strategic consultants and data source.

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2012 Salon Study: Solid Growth in Services, Retail Sales

Total revenues for all salon industry services (hair, skin, nails) including salon retail grew at a robust 4.1 percent to $75.38 billion, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, the leading salon industry strategic consultants and data source.

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Hair Color Study Reveals Top Salon Biz Trends

A new report by Professional Consultants & Resources (www.ProConsultants.us) shows hair color is driving many aspects of salon business. With $730 million in sales (based on sales from manufacturers to distributors) hair color service revenues at the salon level grew by 3.7%, as client visits increased and new hair color services for gray coverage grew, followed by fashion color services. “A major surprise is that Sally Beauty’s ION and other brands have experienced dramatic growth, making Sally the fourth largest hair color marketer, right behind L’Oréal, P&G and Goldwell. Schwarzkopf now ranks fifth,” said Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants and Resources. Here are highlights from the study, which assessed the salon industry in 2011.

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