Bars & Nightclubs in the US: Market Research Report

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Bars & Nightclubs Market Research Report | NAICS 72241 | Aug 2015

Drink up: Revenue will stay strong as the economy improves and consumer spending increases

IBISWorld’s Bars & 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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Having emerged from the recession relatively unharmed, the Bars and Nightclubs industry turned around in 2010 and has continued to make strides over the past five years. Revenue growth has been slow, however, hampered by shaky consumer confidence and stubbornly high unemployment, meaning people have been more content to drink at home rather than at bars or nightclubs. In the coming years, bar and nightclub owners will reap the rewards of increasing household incomes and consumer spending, increasing revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As a service-based retail industry, bar and nightclub operators are dispersed largely in line with population and income distribution. The industry is concentrated in the West, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions, mainly due to population distribution and size. Most of these regions have a large number of relatively small establishments, in terms of employment and revenue. However, the industry tends to also be under-represented in the Southeast region. Licensing restrictions in some states also have an impact on this industry's operations and location.

Research by the US Department of Agriculture indicates that the states with the highest per capita consumption of distilled spirits are New York, Florida, Texas and California... purchase to read more


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What is the Bars & Nightclubs Industry?

This industry includes bars, taverns, pubs, lounges, nightclubs and other drinking places that primarily prepare and serve alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption. These establishments may also provide limited food services.

Industry Products
Sale of distilled spirit drinksSale of wine drinksSale of beer and aleSale of meals and nonalcoholic beveragesAdmissions to special events and nightclubs, including cover chargesOther (accommodation, cigarettes, rentals and packaged liquor)
Industry Activities
Operating licensed barsOperating nightclubsOperating wine barsOperating licensed establishments with limited food service

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