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Nightclubs in the UK: Market Research Report

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Nightclubs Market Research Report | SIC I56.301 | Feb 2015

Offbeat performance: Competition from pubs and bars puts the industry out of rhythm

IBISWorld’s Nightclubs market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
The Luminar Group Limited The Luminar Group Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-6.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
79,012
Businesses
8,060
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The music has stopped for many nightclubs during the past five years. Legislation that has extended licensing hours for other drinking establishments and banned smoking indoors has removed the industry's main competitive advantage. Late-night revellers once had to go to nightclubs, but they can now stay at a pub or bar and enjoy a wider selection of drinks, cheaper prices and a more relaxed atmosphere.

Nightclubs have also come under pressure from the economic downturn, which made clubbing unaffordable for many. On top of this, soaring youth unemployment and rising university tuition fees have hit the industry's core demographic hard... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Nightclubs provide musical entertainment, alcohol and space for dancing. More specific services can include the type of beverages on offer, the theme of a club, the music being played or even special seating arrangements offered to patrons. The main points of difference tend to emerge from a club's theme, which is heavily defined by the type of music it plays. As clubs are seeking to draw in a wider audience and audiences are becoming more particular in their musical tastes, many clubs are catering to different musical interests on different days of the week.

Drinks

The main source of club revenue is drinks, most of which are alcoholic. Beer and spirit-based mixers are popular choices for those attending nightclubs, but operators usually offer a full range of drinks... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Nightclubs Industry?

The Nightclubs industry covers licensed establishments that sell beverages for consumption on their premises and usually charge a fee for admission. This may come in the form of either an entrance fee or a membership fee. They commonly also provide musical entertainment and dance venues. The industry does not cover public houses, bars, hotels or restaurants.

Industry Products
DrinksClub accessVenue hire
 
Industry Activities
Operating nightclubsServing alcoholic and non-alcoholic beveragesProviding musical entertainment and access to a dance floorOperating social clubs


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