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  • 7 ways to stay ahead of the competition

    Carlsberg's Consumer Insights Report reveals ways to stay ahead of the competition

    Carlsberg's annual Consumer Insights Report has been released and it seems the pub trade remains under pressure as people look to other leisure activities to fill their free time (over 35s are just as likely to visit a coffee shop as a pub these days, while younger people are just as likely to visit the gym or go shopping).

    Nothing new there then.

    It also suggests that, among young people especially, pub goers are becoming less loyal and visiting more and more venues rather than sticking to one or two favoured outlets.

    Helpfully, however, the report, complied via s survey of 1,800 people, also shone a light why people choose a venue, so here's 7 ways you can stay ahead of the competition:

  • 8 things Sky's price freeze tells us

    Sky has announced that it will be holding the prices commercial customers pay for the next 12 months, despite stumping up huge sums in the latest round for Premier League rights.

    In the same week that the Champions of England were finally crowned, here are eight things we have already learned about the next campaign. 

  • 8 ways to attract fans to the big game, from BT Sport

    With the Rugby World Cup and Premier League football among the sports vying for attention right now, you need to ensure your pub is the place that fans think of first.

  • Bring in the sports fans with social media

    Sport on the big screen can be a great driver of business but how can social media help you get more fans through your doors?

  • BT and Heineken sign deal for live sport discounts for pubs

    BT Sport and Heineken have signed a deal that will give pubs the chance to get discounts of up to 50 per cent on live sport.

  • BT Sport in 24 per cent of pubs

    Nearly one in four pubs has signed with BT Sport in the nine months since the service went on air.

  • BT Sport reveals Champions League line-up

    It must have been tough being at BT Sportthese last few months. Up until Barcelona's dismantling of Juve on Saturday they have had to remain fairly quiet about its own plans for next season when they have full TV rights to both the Champions League and Europa League.

  • BT to show FA Cup football

    BT will broadcast FA Cup football, the Scottish Premier League, the Europa League and the German Bundesliga after acquiring sports rights from ESPN.

  • Carlsberg launches 'Mid Seasons Greetings'

    Pubs are being offered a helping hand to keep football fans happy over the festive period in a Carlsberg promotion.

  • Carlsberg opens ultimate fan pop-up

    Carlsberg poured the beer, England legends supplied the banter and 1,000 England fans completed the atmosphere, as Carlsberg opened the doors of its Wembley pop-up pub.

     

  • First TV football fixtures revealed

    David Moyes’ Manchester United will be featured live on the first day of the new football season.

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  • Ian Wright pops in for a pint

    Former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright is the latest star to be put through his paces at the pumps by a publican.

  • Inapub gives away £50 bar tab

    Inapub is giving away £50 bar tab to a lucky winner who can reveal a favourite football-free pub during the World Cup.

  • Macca: English pubs 1 v 0 Spanish bars

     

    Liverpool legend Steve McManaman has revealed that when it comes to going out a British pub beats a Spanish bar every time.

  • More than one in four pubs has BT Sport

    Today BT Sport has announced that 30 per cent of pubs now subscribe to its sports service, claiming that it has overtaken Sky in the process.

  • New beers for the World Cup

    Everards, Shepherd's Neame and Batemans are kicking off the World Cup early with beers created especially for the summer of football.

  • Nuts for the World Cup

    Snack producer Filberts Fine Foods has launched two new snacks which they hope will have the football supporters going nuts.

  • Premier League TV games revealed

    Broadcast giants Sky Sports and BT Sport have revealed their picks for the opening games of the new Premier League season.

  • Pub is on the plane to Rio

    A landlord and his team will be swapping Cheshire for the Copacabana after winning the chance to have his pub recreated in Brazil.