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Q: $$ spent on manicure/pedicures- average visits per month- # of spas per US ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: $$ spent on manicure/pedicures- average visits per month- # of spas per US
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Posted: 17 Apr 2006 10:59 PDT
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Question ID: 719831
How much does the consumer spend yearly on manicure/pedicures? How
many times per month does the average consumer go for
manicures/pedicures? How many spas and manicure/pedicure salons are
there in the US? Need proof of research - $25.00 per question answered
with proof of research

Clarification of Question by ma37-ga on 17 Apr 2006 13:05 PDT
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Subject: Re: $$ spent on manicure/pedicures- average visits per month- # of spas per US
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 17 Apr 2006 15:36 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

This Nail Salon industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in
providing nail care services, such as manicures, pedicures, and nail

How much does the consumer spend yearly on manicure/pedicures? 

?U.S. nail salons raked in $6.53 billion in revenue in 2003, up 67
percent from 10 years ago, according to the Big Book.?

Nail Industry: June 2004

?According to industry data, Americans today spend an average of $200
per person per year on hair care and nail care in salons. There are
currently more than 9,000 day spas in the United States and 1,300 in
Canada, and the number of day spas has grown an average of 20 percent
annually for the past eight years.?

Falconhead Capital

?There are more than 50,000 nail salons in the United States, and
women (with the help of some men) spend more than $6 billion a year on
nail care and cosmetics, from base coats and polish to wraps, silks,
acrylics and tips.?

Sometimes, your nails can bite you back 
By Jane E. Brody
New York Times News Service
Nov. 2, 2005

According to the Day Spa Price Survey the price of the basic  pedicure
is  $ 37.74 and the Basic manicure is   $ 20.53.

Basic Pedicure
Average: $37.74
Range:   $20-$75

10%      $50 or more
12%      Less than $30
41%      $30-$39
37%      $40-$49   

Basic Manicure
Average:   $20.53
Range:     $10-$45

7%         Less than $15
7%         $30 or more
19%        $25-$29
33%        $16-$19
34%        $20-$24

Download THE Day Spa Magazine Price Survey here:

?Asians comprise 40 percent of the $6 billion industry nationwide -
most of them Vietnamese and Korean - according to an estimate by Nails
Magazine, based in Torrance, Calif. A similar percentage of Asian
ownership exists in Hillsborough County, records show.?

?Customers say the low prices and good work keep them coming back.
Generally, local nail salon owners said a manicure can range from
about $10 to $25, and a combination manicure and a pedicure can range
from about $20 to $35. ?

Billings Gazette: February 17, 2005

How many times per month does the average consumer go for

According to a recent poll:

?Popular spa treatments include manicures with 23 percent of
respondents having received one in the past six months, pedicures with
21 percent, and waxing with 13 percent. Sadly, 62 percent of survey
respondents have had no spa treatments in the past six months.?

?43 percent of respondents have never visited a day spa while 24
percent make a trip yearly. Only 25 percent visit a day spa several
times per year. While 70 percent of participants admit they would
consider indulging in an all-day spa treatment package, only 10
percent have actually ever done so.?

Gazette Extra: March 21, 2006

From a KTVU nail salons survey

Do you visit nail salons?

Choice                         Votes      Percent
Yes, regularly                 1555       41% Yes, sometimes          
            861       23%
No, I care for my own nails     842       22% 
No, nails are not a priority    524       14%

Top 10 Leisure Activities during the past 12 months:

Got a Manicure/Pedicure/Facial 37%
Exercised                      81%
Swam                           58%
Did Gardening                  43%
Attended Music Concerts        40%
Visited Walt Disney World      32%
Did Photography                27%
Visited Universal Studios      21%
Golfed                         20%
Cycled                         20%

Source: Palm Beach 2005

How many spas and manicure/pedicure salons are there in the US? 

According to the Big Book, a statistics guide produced by "Nails"
magazine, there are 53,615 nail salons in the Unites States.

Nail care industry beckons big money : June 2004

8,700 day spas

According to a study by the International Spa Association and Hartman
Group, a market researcher in Seattle, there are about 8,700 day spas
in the U.S., up 25% from 2002,. The day-spa business produced $5.4
billion in revenue, according to the study.

SPA TAL: December 2004

12,100 spas

?136 million spa visits per year to some 12,100 spas across the U.S.,
according to the International Spa Association. The U.S. spa industry
generates more than $11 billion in revenue a year, according to the

SPA TALK:  October 2005

?There are more than 12,000 spas in North America doing more than
$11.1 billion in revenue. No less than 8,000 day spas, destination
spas, and resort spas are offering haircare services. That's a lot of
retail and service opportunities that haircare suppliers are not fully
taking advantage of.?

American Spa : Apr 1, 2005

?The United States now boasts more than 12,000 spas, up from 1,374 in
1990. The International SPA Association reports that 45 million
Americans visited spas from June 2002 to June 2003.?

?America now boasts 8,734 day spas where you can slip in for a quick treatment.? 
MSNBC: The modern spa goes mainstream

Frequency of visits to day spas

Most customers only visit day spas yearly or quarterly. 

The Spa Evolution

?ISPA suggests only 7% of adults in the US visit day spas, whereas 32%
are interested in visiting one.?

Data derived from PriceWaterhouseCoopers and International Spa Association

?Day Spas: The most common spa type, day spas, offer nail, massage and
facial services to a transient market. In 2001, day spasçaccounted for
75% of the spas in the USçand 68% of the visits to spas.?

?Across the US population, a survey by the International Spa
Association estimates thatç26% of women and 16% of men are likely to
visitça spa within one year; spa use data suggests thatçapproximately
71% of current spa-goers are women.?

Governors Island Development Framework:  Market Study

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I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards, 
ma37-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Bobbie - you are great - check other question I need answered!!!!

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