Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite varying degrees of growth in the economy, business has been strong for the Tattoo Studios industry over the past five years. The evolution of popular culture has lifted tattooing from underground scenes and criminal associations and focused on tattoos as a form of art and expression. This has allowed tattoos to permeate many previously inaccessible echelons of society, etched onto the skin of members in various professions that include corporate management, personal services and teaching. Demand for tattoos has also been driven by rapid advancements in technologies related to their removal, particularly that of lasers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Tattoo studios typically provide a range of services that are complementary to their core product of designing and applying custom and prefabricated tattoos.
Custom tattoos are designed by the consumer and applied by the tattoo artist. These are the most popular type of tattoo because they tend to be more meaningful for the customer. The inherently personal nature of tattooing makes customisation more favourable than pre-designed tattoos, as evidenced by its share of industry revenue. The increase in health-related regulation surrounding tattooing and body piercing has also boded well for overall demand, although there is still no accredited system of apprenticeship... purchase to read more