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Nightclubs in the UK: Market Research Report

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

An empty dance floor: Revenue contracts as people make a move for cheaper alternatives

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
-4.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
38,748
Businesses
6,965
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 have 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. 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 Analysis Chapter

The Nightclubs industry has performed poorly over the past five years. Regulatory changes introduced in the 2000s allowed pubs and bars to operate beyond 11.00 pm and removed the monopoly that nightclubs had on late-night drinking. The introduction of a smoking ban and heavy supermarket discounting on alcohol have hurt industry operators because patrons have spent less time in clubs and purchased fewer drinks. Tough economic conditions have further constrained the already embattled industry, as those aged between 18 and 24 years have been suffering disproportionately from high unemployment, falling disposable incomes and rising tuition fees. Industry revenue is estimated to decline at a compound annual rate of 4.7% to £2.4 billion over the five years through 2014-15... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Nightclubs Industry?

The Nightclubs industry comprises licensed establishments that provide 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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