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Leisure Venue Catering - UK - January 2012

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

      • Definition
        • Abbreviations
        • Executive Summary

            • The market
              • Figure 1: UK leisure venue catering market size and forecast, 2006-16
              • Figure 2: UK leisure venue catering market, by segment, 2011
            • Market factors
              • Figure 3: Consumers' spending on out-of-home leisure compared to 12 months ago, October 2011
            • Companies, brands and innovation
              • Who’s innovating?
                • The consumer
                  • Leisure venue visiting and catering habits
                    • Figure 4: Leisure venues visited & where food/drink has been purchased in the past 12 months in the UK, November 2011
                  • Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals
                    • Figure 5: Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, November 2011
                  • Menu enticements for cinemas
                    • Figure 6: Cinema catering enticements, November 2011
                  • What we think
                  • Issues in the Market

                      • How can the industry cater to consumers under pressure?
                        • What high street trends can leisure venue caterers tap into in order to combat reduction in spend from consumers?
                          • How can cinema caterers develop their menus to engage key consumer groups?
                            • How can museums/art gallery caterers engage more with visitors?
                            • Future Opportunities

                                • Using technology to minimise sales lost through lengthy queues
                                  • Emphasising the cinema ‘experience’
                                  • Internal Market Environment

                                    • Key points
                                      • No let-up in 2012
                                        • Figure 7: Consumer spending priorities (after bills), November 2009 and October 2011
                                      • The leisure market is sacrificing margins to maintain loyalty
                                        • Figure 8: Consumers’ spending on out-of-home leisure compared to 12 months ago, October 2011
                                      • Eating out: balancing value for money with an aversion to ‘mediocrity’
                                      • Broader Market Environment

                                        • Key points
                                          • Consumer confidence falls to December 2008 levels
                                            • Figure 9: GfK NOP Consumer Confidence Index, monthly, January 2007-December 2011
                                          • Fuel prices impacting days out
                                            • Youth unemployment impacting spending ability of the most enthusiastic leisure venue visitors
                                              • Figure 10: Forecast adult population trends, by lifestage, 2006-16
                                              • Figure 11: Trends in the age structure of the UK population, 2006-16
                                          • Strengths and Weakness in the Market

                                            • Strengths
                                              • Weaknesses
                                              • Who’s Innovating?

                                                • Key points
                                                  • More specific targeting
                                                    • Luxury cinema experiences
                                                      • Tapping into demand for ‘freshness’ and transparency
                                                        • Using mobile vendors to provide added interest
                                                          • Personalisation
                                                            • Integrating catering to the overall experience
                                                            • Market Size and Forecast

                                                              • Key points
                                                                • Further market contraction in 2011
                                                                  • Figure 12: UK leisure venue catering market size trends, 2006-16
                                                                • Forecast
                                                                  • Figure 13: UK leisure venue catering market size trends, 2006-16
                                                                • Forecast methodology
                                                                • Segment Performance

                                                                  • Key points
                                                                    • Figure 14: UK leisure venue catering market, by sector, 2006-11
                                                                • Companies and Products – Nightclubs

                                                                  • Key points
                                                                    • Overview of the market
                                                                      • Figure 15: Catering within the nightclubs and discotheques market, 2006-11
                                                                    • Luminar Group Holdings Ltd (Ranimul 2)
                                                                      • Novus Leisure Ltd
                                                                      • Companies and Products – Bingo and Casinos

                                                                        • Key points
                                                                          • Gambling overview
                                                                            • Figure 16: Usage of bookmakers or betting exchanges in the last 12 months, 2007-11
                                                                            • Figure 17: Bookmakers or betting exchanges visited, placed a bet with or played with in the last 12 months, 2009-11
                                                                          • Overview of the market – Bingo
                                                                            • Figure 18: Catering within the bingo market, 2006-11
                                                                          • Overview of the market – Casinos
                                                                            • Rank Group
                                                                              • Gala Coral Group
                                                                                • Genting UK
                                                                                • Companies and Products – Cinemas

                                                                                  • Key points
                                                                                    • Overview of the market
                                                                                      • Figure 19: Frequency of going to the cinema, 2007-11
                                                                                      • Figure 20: Catering within the cinema market, 2006-11
                                                                                    • Odeon
                                                                                      • Cineworld Group PLC
                                                                                        • Vue Entertainment Holdings (UK) Ltd
                                                                                        • Companies and Products – Theme Parks and Zoos/Wildlife Parks

                                                                                          • Key points
                                                                                            • Theme parks
                                                                                              • Overview of the market
                                                                                                • Figure 21: Theme parks visited in the last 12 months, 2007-11
                                                                                                • Figure 22: Catering within the theme parks market, 2006-11
                                                                                              • Merlin Entertainments (Theme Parks)
                                                                                                • Zoos/wildlife parks
                                                                                                  • Overview of the market
                                                                                                    • Figure 23: Zoos and safari parks visited in the last 12 months, 2007-11
                                                                                                    • Figure 24: Catering within the zoos and wildlife parks market, 2006-11
                                                                                                  • Chester Zoo
                                                                                                    • Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
                                                                                                      • Figure 25: ZSL income from selected subsidiaries’ trading activities, 2009-10
                                                                                                  • Companies and Products – Museums/Art Galleries

                                                                                                    • Key points
                                                                                                      • Overview of the market
                                                                                                        • Figure 26: Museums and art galleries visited in the last 12 months, 2007-11
                                                                                                        • Figure 27: Catering within the museums and art galleries market, 2006-11
                                                                                                      • The British Museum
                                                                                                        • Tate
                                                                                                            • Figure 28: Visitor statistics of Tate, 2010 and 2011
                                                                                                          • Tate Modern
                                                                                                            • Tate Britain
                                                                                                              • Tate Liverpool
                                                                                                                • Tate St. Ives
                                                                                                                  • National Gallery
                                                                                                                    • Natural History Museum
                                                                                                                    • Companies and Products – Historic Venues

                                                                                                                      • Key points
                                                                                                                        • Overview of the market
                                                                                                                          • Figure 29: Historic venues visited in the last 12 months, 2007-11
                                                                                                                          • Figure 30: Membership of organisations, 2007-11
                                                                                                                          • Figure 31: Catering within the historic buildings market, 2006-11
                                                                                                                        • The National Trust
                                                                                                                          • English Heritage
                                                                                                                            • Historic Royal Palaces
                                                                                                                            • Companies and Products – Tenpin Bowling

                                                                                                                              • Key points
                                                                                                                                • Overview of the market
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 32: Tenpin bowling expenditure, by segment, 2006-11
                                                                                                                                • The Original Bowling Company
                                                                                                                                  • Bowlplex Ltd
                                                                                                                                    • All Star Leisure Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                    • Companies and Products – Theatres

                                                                                                                                      • Key point
                                                                                                                                        • Overview of the market
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 33: Frequency of visiting theatre, 2007-11
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 34: Catering within the theatres market, 2006-11
                                                                                                                                        • The Really Useful Group Theatres
                                                                                                                                          • Delfont Mackintosh Theatres
                                                                                                                                          • Companies and Products – Contract Caterers

                                                                                                                                            • Key points
                                                                                                                                              • Compass Group plc
                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 35: Compass Group plc, leisure venue catering contracts, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                  • DO & CO Museum Catering Ltd
                                                                                                                                                    • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                      • Elior Group
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 36: Elior UK, Leisure venue catering, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                        • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 37: Financial performance of Elior UK, 2009-10
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 38: Financial performance of Digby Trout Restaurants, 2009-10
                                                                                                                                                        • Peyton Events
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 39: Peyton Events’ leading leisure venue catering contracts, 2011
                                                                                                                                                        • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 40: Financial performance of Peyton & Byrne in the UK, 2009-10
                                                                                                                                                        • Searcys Tansley & Company Ltd
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 41: Searcys, leading leisure venue catering contracts, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                        • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 42: Financial performance of Searcys in the UK, 2008-09
                                                                                                                                                        • Sodexo
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 43: Sodexo Prestige, leading leisure venue catering contracts, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                          • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 44: Financial performance of Sodexo on-site solutions division, 2010-11
                                                                                                                                                          • Harbour & Jones
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 45: Harbour & Jones, leading leisure venue catering contracts, 2011
                                                                                                                                                          • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 46: Financial performance of Harbour & Jones in the UK, 2009-10
                                                                                                                                                          • Rhubarb
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 47: Rhubarb food design, leading leisure venue contracts, 2011
                                                                                                                                                          • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 48: Financial performance of Rhubarb Food Design in the UK, 2009-10
                                                                                                                                                        • Where Do They Visit?

                                                                                                                                                          • Key points
                                                                                                                                                            • Sectors relying on the family market have suffered more extensively in recent years
                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 49: Leisure venues visited in the past 12 months in the UK, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                          • At Which Leisure Venues Do They Buy Food/Drink?

                                                                                                                                                            • Key points
                                                                                                                                                              • Consumers fail to associate museums/art galleries with an eating out opportunity
                                                                                                                                                                • Figure 50: Leisure venues visited from which food and drink bought in the past 12 months in the UK, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                              • Museums, theatres and historic buildings are missing out
                                                                                                                                                                • Family-led venues should look to balance indulgence with health and engagement
                                                                                                                                                                • Attitudes towards Catering at Music Concerts/ Festivals

                                                                                                                                                                  • Key points
                                                                                                                                                                    • Overview of the market
                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 51: Music concerts/festivals visited in the last 12 months, 2010-11
                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 52: Types of music concerts/festivals visited in the last 12 months, 2007-11
                                                                                                                                                                    • Only 15% of music concert/festival goers think food/drink is an important part of the experience
                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 53: Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                    • Cost and queues are the biggest catering deterrents at music concerts/festivals
                                                                                                                                                                      • Health and range/variety of food/drink at music concerts/festivals isn’t a concern
                                                                                                                                                                      • Menu Enticements at Cinemas

                                                                                                                                                                        • Key points
                                                                                                                                                                          • Biggest call is for healthier snacks or fresh food/ingredients
                                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 54: Cinema catering enticements, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                          • Balancing the demand for fresh ingredients with operational concerns
                                                                                                                                                                            • Opportunity for cinemas in London and the South to offer healthier snacks whilst the North wants low-calorie products
                                                                                                                                                                              • The most frequent cinema goers want more filling options
                                                                                                                                                                                • Less than one in ten want nutritional information
                                                                                                                                                                                  • New product launches targeting teens
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Families interest in all-inclusive leisure packages
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Limited interest in themed catering
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Leisure Venue Catering – Targeting Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Key points
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cinema catering target groups
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 55: Cinema catering target groups, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Yorkie Effect
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fresh and Refined
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Family-focused
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Older and Health-focused
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Apathetic
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix: Internal Market Environment

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 56: Most popular consumer spending priorities, by detailed demographics, October 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix: Where Do They Visit?

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 57: Leisure venues visited, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 58: Most popular leisure venues visited, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 59: Next most popular leisure venues visited, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 60: Other leisure venues visited, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 61: Leisure venues visited, by most popular leisure venues, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 62: Leisure venues visited, by next most popular leisure venues, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 63: Leisure venues visited, by other leisure venues, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix: At which leisure venues do they buy food/drink?

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 64: Leisure venue catering usage, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 65: Most popular leisure venue catering usage, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 66: Next most popular leisure venue catering usage, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 67: Leisure venue catering usage, by most popular leisure venue catering usage, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 68: Leisure venue catering usage, by next most popular leisure venue catering usage, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix: Attitudes towards Catering at Music Concerts/Festivals

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 69: Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 70: Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 71: Cinema catering enticements, by attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 72: Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, by most popular attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 73: Attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, by next most popular attitudes towards catering at music concerts/festivals, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix: Menu Enticements at Cinemas

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 74: Cinema catering enticements, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 75: Most popular cinema catering enticements, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 76: Next most popular cinema catering enticements, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 77: Cinema catering enticements, by most popular cinema catering enticements, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 78: Cinema catering enticements, by next most popular cinema catering enticements, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix: Leisure Venue Catering – Targeting Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 79: Target group, by detailed demographics, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 80: Cinema catering enticements, by target group, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 81: Leisure venues, by target group, November 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 82: Leisure venue catering usage, by target group, November 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Companies Covered

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Alton Towers
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ben & Jerry's (UK)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • British Bankers' Association (BBA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Burger King UK Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Chessington World of Adventures
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Close Brothers Group plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Compass Group Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Costa
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Delfont Mackintosh Theatres Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Do & Co Restaurants & Catering AG
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gala Coral Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gambling Commission
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Grosvenor Casinos
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Harbour & Jones Events
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Heston Blumenthal
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Imperial War Museum
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Luminar plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marine Stewardship Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mitchells & Butlers Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moët Hennessy USA
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Museum of Science & Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • National Exhibition Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • National Portrait Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Natural History Museum 
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Novus Leisure Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Odeon Cinemas
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rainforest Alliance
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Royal Academy of Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • RSPCA
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sodexo
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Starbucks Coffee Company UK Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The British Library
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Chartered Insurance Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Rank Group PLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Tate
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thorpe Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Victoria and Albert Museum
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • VisitEngland
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Zoological Society of London

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