Nightclubs in the UK: Market Research Report

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Nightclubs Market Research Report | SIC I56.301 | Apr 2014

Off beat: Industry revenue declines as nightclubs loose out to pubs and bars

IBISWorld’s Nightclubs market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 and banned smoking indoors in public buildings 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 has made clubbing unaffordable for many. Those who have continued frequenting nightclubs have chosen to take advantage of cheap supermarket alcohol to pre-drink before leaving home, constraining revenue from drinks sales... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Approximately 15 million people visit nightclubs in the United Kingdom every year. Compared with other establishments in the hospitality sector, nightclubs are evenly spread geographically. Therefore, clubs are servicing a higher ratio of customers in population-dense regions compared with restaurants or bars.

The Nightclubs industry benefits from bundled competition in small areas. A high concentration of venues in the one area will actually increase the likelihood of venue attendance, as a district can become a hotspot for nightlife. London's West End and Soho areas are two of the most concentrated nightclub districts in the United Kingdom.

The geographic spread of nightclubs has not changed over the past five years... purchase to read more


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What is the Nightclubs Industry?

The Nightclubs industry is comprised of licensed establishments providing dance and musical entertainment services. The industry does not include public houses, bars, hotels and restaurants, which principally serve food and beverages.

Industry Products
Alcoholic beveragesEntry feesNon-alcoholic beveragesOther services
Industry Activities
Operating sound systems and lightingPlaying themed musicSupplying a dance floorSelling alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption

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