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Fitness & Beauty Franchises

Winter Wonderland

Fitness centers tend to blossom in the first quarter as weight loss New Year’s resolutions are made

Beauty Products in the Hands of the Beholder

Beauty franchises often utilize multiple revenue streams with sales of goods as well as services

At a loss

The market for weight loss is large, as over one third of all Americans are obese

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Fitness & Beauty Franchises Industry Description


Fitness and beauty franchises take advantage of America’s increasing health-consciousness and obsession with appearance. These are pretty recession-proof fields—people always want to look and feel good!

This industry is divided into two segments:

  • Fitness ,which focuses on exercise, health and weight loss. The primary fitness franchises include gyms. Certain fitness franchises specialize in areas such as martial arts, Pilates or dance. There are also fitness franchises for nutrition guidance, personal training, women and the elderly.
  • Beauty franchises include spas, salons, barbershops and tanning locations. Many beauty franchises boost sales by selling products as well as services.

It all works out

The market for weight loss is large, as more than one-third of all Americans are obese. Fitness centers tend to blossom in the first quarter, as New Year’s resolutions to lose weight are made.

Jump to it

There’s no better time to get on board, as industry profits are poised to hit $29 billion by 2016 and grow an average of 5.3 percent each year.

If you want to help people live a healthier lifestyle or assist them in looking their best, consider starting a fitness or beauty franchise!

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