Pet Grooming & Boarding – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
- Market size, product segments, and major markets
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Macfadden Communications Group, LLC
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:
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 PetGroomer.com 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 PetGroomer.com e-magazine and can be viewed free online.
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.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Pet Grooming and Boarding Kennels
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- 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
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 Services
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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.
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.
Business Valuation Resources
Pet Food Manufacturers and Distributors
Pet Stores and Shops
Veterinarians and Veterinary Services
Zoos, Aquariums, and Nature Parks
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