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Nightclubs in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Facing the music: Strong competition from pubs and bars continues to plague the industry

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
The Luminar Group Limited The Luminar Group Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-5.4%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
76,522
Businesses
7,828
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. This has pushed the industry into a long-term decline.

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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entering the Nightclubs industry are relatively low, but the barriers to success are much higher. Initial set-up requirements involve acquiring music performance licences, hiring staff, purchasing or leasing a site, and purchasing or leasing facilities and entertainment-related equipment, and buying alcohol. The alcohol licensing legislation covering England and Wales is different from that in Scotland and Northern Ireland. As the system now stands, two licences are required: one for the premises and one to be held by the venue owner or manager. Once a premises licence is granted, it is valid for the life of the business. The terms of the licence relate to the floor plan of the premises and the desired hours of operation... 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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