Rising Staffing Costs
Labor costs are the second-highest cost in the bar and nightclub industry, after beverage costs.
Keeping labor costs under control is one of the most important factors of a nightclubs’ profitability. As labour costs continue to rise, venue owners are faced with finding new ways to optimize operations in order to remain competitive. Over the past 30 years the US Federal Minimum Wage has steadily risen, and the trend is likely to continue.