Trouble brewing: Declining per capita alcohol consumption is hurting the industry

The Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry has grown slowly over the past five years. Consumers have become increasingly concerned about their health and wellbeing, with many consumers reducing their alcohol intake. Declining per capita alcohol consumption has put pressure on industry players Younger consumers have been particularly influenced by health and fitness trends, with consumers aged 18 to 25 declining as a share of industry revenue over the past five years. In addition, intensifying industry competition has limited industry growth. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $1.41 more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Players are expanding and improving their offerings to boost competitiveness and drive demand
  • Per capita alcohol consumption is declining, which is putting pressure on players
  • Players are likely to generate more revenue through other services over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $13.58 is spent on wages. As a service-based industry, labour is crucial. Staff are required to serve drinks, prepare food, manage operations, clean premises and carry out administrative duties. While the industry is labour-intensive, players incur capital expenses on items such as fixtures and fittings, and entertainment options like pool tables. Players that own their premises also pay significant depreciation costs. Over the past five years, capital intensity has increased, due to players increasingly replacing labour functions, such as administration, with computerised technology...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita alcohol consumption and Real household discretionary income in the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises (e.g. bars and nightclubs) or off the premises (e.g. drive-through bottle shops). Many players also provide food and entertainment services.

    Industry Products
  • Liquor for on-premises consumption
  • Liquor for off-premises consumption
  • Meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Other products and services
  • Industry Activities
  • Pub operation
  • Bar operation
  • Nightclub operation
  • Tavern operation
  • Wine bar operation
  • Hotel bar operation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita alcohol consumption
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Health consciousness
  • Population aged 18 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Innovation
  • Competition
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Government initiatives
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beer Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Liquor and Tobacco Product Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Spirit Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Wine Production in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Liquor for on-premises consumption
  • Liquor for off-premises consumption
  • Meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Other products and services
  • Chart: Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 26 to 40
  • Consumers aged 41 to 60
  • Consumers aged 18 to 25
  • Consumers aged 61 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A pub that has high-quality food offerings.
  • Liqueur
  • A strong and sweet alcoholic spirit.
  • Point Of Sale
  • The point at which a retail transaction is carried out.
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