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Red Stag sees spike in sales

Red Stag sees boost in sales

By Jessica Mason

Red Stag is experiencing a rate of sale of 39 bottles per outlet per quarter in pubs and bars, according to the brand owner Maxxium UK’s latest MAT figures.

'No real winners' in recent satellite footy case, says Coulson

Pub footy: Kitchin-sink drama goes on

By Peter Coulson

It is not surprising that initial reactions in the trade to the latest round of the satellite TV football arguments appear rather confused (the PMA’s front page last week)

Daniels: pleased with ruling

Has The Final Whistle Blown for Sky?

By Mark Daniels

I was on my way to a meeting yesterday when the news came over the car stereo that Karen Murphy had been successful in her legal battle with the Premier League over using a foreign satellite to show her customers football matches, and I almost crashed...

3DTV: Sky are conducting research

Sky investigates the effect of 3D TV

By Michelle Perrett

Sky is to investigate the effects of 3D television, following warnings that it can leave viewers feeling dizzy and nauseous, according to a report in...

Foreign satellite football: saga rolls on

Sky Deutschland warns UK pub users

By John Harrington

Sky Deutschland has warned UK lpubs that anyone using its cards to screen Premier League football risks having them turned off without notice.

Sky: website to help pubs

Sky improves online pub finder tool

By Gemma McKenna

Sky is extending its pub finder tool so that fans can track down their closest pub showing Sky Sports — and identify which venues have 3D and HD on...

Holden: defending price rise

Sky pricing: a viable model

By Iain Holden

Sky Business's managing director Iain Holden explains the thinking behind the new "fairer" Sky charging system

Sky: will backdate fee reductions

Sky vows to backdate fee reductions

By John Harrington

Sky has promised to backdate reductions in its fees at pubs that successfully appeal their business rates. The broadcaster will pay back the excess...

BT Vision: cheaper sport at home

BT offers cheap Sky Sports at home

By Ewan Turney

BT Vision has launched a new cheap deal for Sky Sports to home customers — a move which may add more pressure on pubs. BT has slashed the price of...

Sky Sports: high definition channel

Sky Sports launching in HD

By Lesley Foottit

Sky Sports News channel will soon be available in high definition with wider sports coverage for pubs.

Sky Italia: stamping out illegal cards

Pubs warned over illegal Sky use

By Lesley Foottit

Sky Italia is working with the Premier League to "stamp out" the use of its cards to show football in UK pubs. In an advert placed with BII Business...

Pubs may not be able to screen 3D TV

No 3D TV for World Cup

By John Harrington

Pubs won't be able to screen the World Cup in 3D after the BBC and ITV both confirmed that they have no plans to screen matches in the format.

Satellite systems: some systems to be outlawed

Warning over foreign satellite systems

By Gemma McKenna

Industry expert Phil Dixon has warned hosts about foreign satellite firms, as the judgement date on the landmark European case looms.

More people could get access to cheap Sky Sports and Premier League football

Pubs left out of Sky price cut plans

By Ewan Turney

Pubs have been left out in the cold over the proposed deal to force Sky to slash its prices to other broadcasters. And pubs could be further hit as...

Host claims FAPL targets small pubs

Host claims FAPL targets small pubs

By Iain O'Neil

Portsmouth host warned-off using foreign satellite systems hits out because neighbouring Greene King managed pubs are still using them

Pub Channel to showcase awards

Pub Channel to showcase awards

The Pub Channel, a satellite TV channel dedicated to the on-trade, will be showing a programme all about the trade's Responsible Drinks Retailing...



rights defeat Sky is set to lose its 13-year monopoly on showing Premier-ship football matches in two years. The European Commission (EC) declared...

BBC's new goal

BBC's new goal

Sky's domination of sport in pubs faces some new competition - from the oldest kid on the block. Tom Sandham reports.Witnessing Garth Crooks barking...