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That Which Was Once Taboo: Shifts in Hair Care Retail

By: Taneisa Grier
Posted: October 9, 2012

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Retailing through multiple channels also makes sense when playing the numbers game. Regis salons serve an estimated 160 million customers annually, according to the International Franchise Association, while Walmart serves 200 million customers weekly—with, according to its 2012 annual report, $400 billion in sales. The potential for hair care brands expanding beyond salon sales and specialty chains is quite apparent.

Taneisa Grier is a science instructor in post-secondary education as well as a statistical analyst in labor market information. When she isn’t reading and writing or crunching numbers, she’s working on an upstart cosmetic company.