Nightclubs in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Last dance: Nightclubs continue to face competition from late-night bars and cheap supermarket alcohol

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.

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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 has extended licensing hours for other drinking establishments 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. This has pushed the industry into a long-term decline.

According to the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR), nearly half of nightclubs in Britain have shut their doors in the last decade, owing to later pub opening hours, the smoking ban and high student tuition fees... 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. The introduction of the smoking ban in 2007 ban has received criticism for its contribution to the decline of social clubs in particular. In addition to these problems, the economic downturn reduced consumers' disposable income and disproportionately affected the young people upon whom much of the industry relies for custom. This 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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