Sober truth: Falling alcohol consumption should contribute to a drop in current-year revenue

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Nightclubs, which predominantly operate late at night and during the early hours of the morning, are differentiated from pubs and bars by the charging of entry fees and the inclusion of a DJ booth and dance floor. The Nightclubs industry depends on patrons' alcohol consumption, their discretionary income, the size of the population aged 18 and over, and demand from tourists. The industry has benefited from increasing discretionary income and tourist numbers, as well as largely positive consumer sentiment over the past five years. However, industry operators have faced increased regulation, intensifying competition from live music venues and declining per capita alcohol consumption, which have all constrained revenue growth. As a result, industry revenue is expected to drop by 2.6%...

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What is the Nightclubs industry?

The industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. IBISWorld expects industry value added to rise at an annualised 0.2% over the 10 years through 2021-22, which is a slower rate than forecast GDP growth of 2.6% over the same period. The industry has faced stiff competition from pubs and bars over the past five years. These venues have increased in popularity as consumers have looked for quieter venues to enjoy popular premium alcoholic beverages such as craft beer.

Industry revenue growth is slowing as lockout laws in Queensland and New South Wales take their toll on alcohol sales. Health consciousness and the ageing population have also caused declines in per capita alcohol consumption over the past five years. Thi...

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Additional Insights for the Nightclubs Industry

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

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

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    On-premise beverage sales
    Entrance fees
    Venue booking

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita alcohol consumption
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Population aged 18 and older
  • Demand from tourism

  • Current Performance
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Tourism
  • Music preferences
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Licencing and regulations
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Government regulations
  • Competition
  • Social media
  • Tourism
  • Table: Nightclubs Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Nightclubs Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beer Manufacturing
  • Liquor Wholesaling
  • Soft Drink Manufacturing
  • Spirit Manufacturing
  • Tea, Coffee and Other Food Manufacturing
  • Wine Production

  • Products & Services
  • On-premise beverage sales
  • Entrance fees
  • Other
  • Venue booking
  • Chart: Nightclubs Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 18 to 25
  • Consumers aged 26 to 40
  • Consumers aged 41 to 55
  • Consumers aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Nightclubs Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Nightclubs

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Nightclubs Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Nightclubs Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Nightclubs Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Contactless Payment Technology
  • A form of payment using a cardholder's contactless-enabled card, including PayWave and PayPass technology, and a merchant's touch-terminal.
  • Lockout
  • A law that does not allow patrons to enter an establishment after a certain time.
  • On-Premises Liquor Consumption
  • The purchase of liquor at a venue for immediate consumption.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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