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Pet Grooming and Boarding

SIC 0752 | NAICS 812910

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Pet Grooming & Boarding Services  (view report)
Pet Food & Supplies Stores  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

Macfadden Communications Group, LLC
Grooming Business

Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for salon owners, operators, and stylists, with topics covered in each issue including industry news, business and marketing, grooming basics, equipment and supplies, new products, and vendor profiles. Selected articles from current and prior issues of this publication can be viewed online, with free subscription available for qualified parties.

Find A Groomer, Inc.
Information resources available from this organization include: Magazine
Quarterly e-magazine features news and information for salon owners and operators, with content section topics covered in each issue including business management, education and training, jobs and wages, new products, and coming events, and special features including the annual "State of the Industry Report" and "Grooming Prices Survey". Digital issues can be downloaded free online.

State of the Industry Report
Annual groomer survey provides a detailed analysis of the current state of the industry, with topics covered in the report including business conditions and outlook, staffing, compensation, marketing and advertising, finance, mobile grooming, and tools, equipment, and spa products. Survey results are published in quarterly editions of e-magazine and can be viewed free online.

Grooming Prices Survey
Annual groomer survey provides detailed information on current and prior year prices for non-mobile (e.g., salons, shops, departments, and home-based businesses), mobile, and in-home "house call" grooming services by animal breed, type of service provided, and geographic region. Survey results are published in quarterly editions of e-magazine and can be viewed free online.

BCC Research
The Pet Industry: Food, Accessories, Health Products & Services

Comprehensive market research report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. pet care products and services market, with topics addressed in the non-veterinary services section of the report including profile of services users, overviews of specific service segments (e.g., grooming and boarding, dog training, breeding, and pet sitting services), and historical and forecast market by service segment.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Pet Grooming and Boarding Kennels  Search for "812910"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Crystal Canine
Pet Care Services Financial Survey Report

Annual financial benchmarking survey for pet care services providers allows users to compare their firm's operating performance (e.g., revenue, service discounts, wages and payroll costs, occupancy costs, advertising and marketing expense, other operating expenses, owner compensation, and net income) with other similar concerns that provide daycare, boarding, grooming, and training services.

Pet Grooming & Boarding
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of sales for firms that provide pet grooming (e.g., cutting and shaving hair, trimming nails, and cleaning hair, ears, and teeth), boarding (e.g., boarding kennels, animal shelters), sitting (e.g., home visits, dog walking), and training (e.g., obedience, guard, and service animal) services.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Find A Groomer, Inc.
State of the Industry Report

Personnel section of this annual report includes information on compensation methods (commission, hourly, and salary), average and highest salary paid for full-time experienced groomers, average and highest hourly wage rates for experienced groomers, and averaged and weighted commission rates. Reports are published in quarterly issues of PetGroomer e-magazine and can be viewed free online.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel who feed, water, bathe, groom, exercise, and otherwise provide care for dogs, cats, fish, birds, rabbits, reptiles, and other nonfarm animals in animal shelters, boarding kennels, pet stores, aquariums, zoos, and other similar environments, with survey results reported on a national, state, and metro area basis.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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