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The haircut index
What our hairdos say about the economy — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
 
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5.4 percent
Increase in sales at hair salons since 2009, defying recessionary trends. Profits are also up, from 4.2 percent in 2008 to 7.8 percent, on average, in the last two years

6.3 percent
Jump in spending on hair color from 2009 to 2010

Source: CNBC

 

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