State Of Industry

Here’s what beauty industry bodies are saying about the state of the sector

By Rebecca Hitchon | 14 October 2023

Two beauty industry bodies have commented on how the sector is faring and how it will cope this winter… NHBF The latest quarterly State of the Industry survey from the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) shows that the hair and beauty sector remains stable. Receiving 530 responses from UK…

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NHBF survey indicates positive shift for nail & beauty businesses

By Callie Iley | 19 May 2023

The NHBF State of Industry survey reveals a promising shift in the nail and beauty industry, with businesses reporting a return to profitability, increased confidence in survival, and intentions to grow.   Findings from the NHBF’s quarterly State of Industry survey show a return to positivity, repeating trends seen in…

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Hair & beauty industry faces renewed fight for survival, says NHBF

By Rebecca Hitchon | 21 February 2023

The National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) has published the findings of its latest State of the Industry Survey, which highlight a slow recovery for the sector and need for further government support. The quarterly survey was carried out between 9-18 January 2023, and gathered almost 500 responses from personal…

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20% of hair & beauty businesses are making a loss, according to NHBF

By Chloe Randall | 29 July 2022

The NHBF has released its findings of its latest State of the Industry survey, which took place between 27 June and 8 July 2022. The findings reveal that after a tough two years for the sector, there are signs of recovery but the sector is still fragile due to the…

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NHBF survey reveals 28% increase in hair & beauty businesses with a steady footfall

By Rebecca Hitchon | 18 May 2022

The National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF) has published its State of the Industry Survey for the first quarter of 2022, which gathered views from 913 UK businesses in the personal care sector. This follows a report by the trade association published earlier in May, which highlighted ‘a skills crisis for…

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