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Nightclubs in the UK: Market Research Report

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Nightclubs Market Research Report | SIC I56.301 | Feb 2016

Out of step: The rising costs of alcohol, licensing and security push the industry further into decline

The Nightclubs market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
The Luminar Group Limited The Luminar Group Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The music has stopped for many nightclubs during the past five years. Legislation that extended the licensing hours of other drinking establishments removed the industry's main competitive advantage. This legislation pushed the industry into a long-term decline, which has continued throughout the past five years. Whereas late-night revellers once had to go to nightclubs, they can now stay at a pub or bar and enjoy a wider selection of drinks, cheaper prices and a more relaxed atmosphere.

Operators are increasingly facing common challenges regarding regulation, licensing, planning, business rates and policing. Consequently, nearly half of nightclubs in Britain have shut their doors in the last decade, according to the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR)... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Nightclubs industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle for a number of reasons. Legislative changes mean nightclubs have faced increasing competition from outside the industry because pubs and bars have been able to remain open for longer. This, together with the introduction of the smoking ban in 2007 ban, pushed the industry into a long-term decline, which has continued throughout the past five years and should continue during the next five years. In addition to these problems, operators struggled in the wake of the economic downturn, as low disposable income disproportionately affected the young people upon whom much of the industry relies for custom. This has resulted in lower spending on drinks and entrance fees, the industry's two main sources of income... purchase to read more


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What is the Nightclubs Industry?

This 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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