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Updated:2016-02-11 15:26:13Comments Print Mail Large Medium Small[Photo/IC]Half a century after they took the world by storm, the legacy of the Beatles earns $119 million a year for their home city of Liverpool. Moreover, the Beatles industry in the city is growing at 15 percent a year.That was the finding of the first academic study into the ongoing impact on Liverpool of the 1960s band which was made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.The report highlights the changing demographics of the Beatles industry markets, particularly the Beatles new popularity in China, Brazil and among a growing number of younger fans. The emerging markets add to the popularity of existing Beatles fans in Britain, Europe and the United States.Collaboratively produced by Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool through the Institute of Cultural Capital, European Institute of Urban Affairs and the Institute of Popular Music, the report shows the Beatles industry in the city supports 2,335 jobs.The report has triggered the citys thinking on how to protect the legacy of the Beatles.”In addition to the 81.9 million pounds a year generated by the bands heritage, the report reveals the Beatles-related economy is growing by up to 15 percent a year and there is further significant growth potential,” said a spokeswoman with the Liverpool John Moores University.The report says a key challenge for the city will be to curate and maintain the authenticity of the Beatles heritage for both existing and future fans and visitors to Liverpool.Previous Page1 2 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 Next Page8.03KRelated ArticlesVisiting Liverpool, but not to see the Beatles The Beatles: RainBach to BeatlesRising number of Chinese fans visit home of the BeatlesFirst Beatles contract sold at US auctionTagsLiverpool BeatlesPhotoChinese Lunar New Year Gala held in New YorkHuayao Dai ethnic people celebrate Huajie festivalPeople of Miao ethnic group celebrate Spring Festival in SW ChinaAll you need to know about Chinas Spring Festival temple fairsVillagers gather to dance Guozhuang to celebrate Tibetan New YearFifth Chinese New Year concert held in New YorkArtFilmCelebrityFashionFoodTravelMonkey on stampsArt exhibitions in 2016 worth seeingArtist Yan Su dies of illness at age 86Arts on ice2,000-year-old embroidery regains lusterArtisan hand crafts lanternsTalented artist makes tiny pencil lead sculpturesChina eases restrictions art imports, exportsPeking Opera finds a colorful new canvasLao Shu: I am true to my everyday anxietiesLao Shus art speaks a new languageArtworks of monkey figures exhibited in BeijingMonkey King cartoons through the yearsSequel breaks nine records on opening weekendBerlinale 2016 opens with star-studded US comedyBerlin International Film Festival opensChinas box office sets record day highMovies to hit screen during Spring FestivalKung Fu Panda 3 tops box office for second consecutive weekendRehearsal of CCTV 2016 Lunar New Year GalaMartial arts classic adapted to TV seriesAnimated movie hit cinemas in New Year holidayInsider: China to surpass US to be top film market in two yearsHollywood blockbusters dubbed in Mandarin drawing more viewersFormer Olympic champion poses with familyChinas Yao honored with Crystal Award in DavosLiu Yuxin releases fashion shots to express New Year wishesActress Yan Ni releases fresh style shotsCelebrities send Lunar New Year greetingsWang Ou graces fashion magazineHsu Chi and Huang Bo pose for CosmopolitanActress Yao Chen releases reunion photosZhang Liang poses for mens uno magazineSharing their wealth: Chinese celebrities and charityActress Li Xiaolu releases bridal fashion shotsSun Li poses for LOfficiel Hommes magazineChanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2016 collectionDonatella Versace Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016/17Models present creations of BCBGMAXAZRIA at New York Fashion WeekClassic performanceWang Ou graces fashion magazineActress Liu Yifei poses in ParisDesigners target worlds richest womenFashion briefs Buying into a new ideaGuo Pei Spring/Summer 2016 show at Paris Fashion WeekGiorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2016 collectionDior Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2016 collectionIn pics: 1985 edition of A Bite of ChinaTastes of the seaDumplings served 1,700 years ago in XinjiangSpring Festival Eve dinners around ChinaEat Beat: Where to go for ValentinesA cheerful idea that was conceived in ashesChinese New Year taboos in ShanghaiSpring Festival fare youll find on Shanghai tablesThe feast of the yearChinese dinner in SpainFrom Paris with loveBeijing girl embraces romance of Bordeaux, wine cultureExtreme cold brings unique wintry scene to Mount HuangshanBright Temple of Heaven shines in winterGlimpses of Lhasas holiday seasonTop 10 destinations for female travelersTop 10 seldom-seen views around the worldQuanzhou charmsYunnan, a travel heavenCity of SpringsMorning sun showers snow-covered Great WallMixing old with new in central Vietnam2013 Top 10 Tourism Destinations Editors PicksA guide to Beijing museums during Spring FestivalA guide to New Year temple fairs in BeijingHot wordsPalace MuseumEasy TalkChinese Valentines DayGaokaoStart of AutumnCulture InsiderTop 10sTeaDragon Boat FestivalChinese at CannesVideoI am one with Heaven and EarthBritish Council CEO gives insights on China-UK cultural exchangesTaking Renault art collection on the road to BeijingColumnsRaymond Zhou:X-Ray
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