Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Business has been strong for the Tattoo Studios industry over the past five years, despite weakness in the overall economy. The evolution of popular culture has moved tattooing from underground scenes and criminal associations, bringing it into the mainstream as a form of fashion, art and expression. This has broadened the appeal of tattooing, made it more socially acceptable and given it a wider market. Demand for tattoos has also been driven by rapid advancements in laser removal technologies. An increase in legislation surrounding tattoo and body piercing studios has made consumers more confident about the safety and hygiene conditions within the industry. This acceptance has translated to strong growth, with industry revenue expected to rise by an annualised 3.9%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The Tattoo Studios industry is characterised by moderate barriers to entry. Significant experience, strong reputation and expertise are all required to successfully enter the industry. The industry is defined by artists with strong reputations and a certain degree of experience. Gaining experience as a novice artist can involve an informal apprenticeship at a studio or vocational studies in various forms of art. As the majority of studios are owner operated, the time required to build experience and reputation may deter some potential new entrants.
Businesses require investment in facilities and equipment for both efficient work and compliance with government and state regulations... purchase to read more