"A merger with five had some obvious attractions ... But the devil was in the detail and it became clear that the most fundamental thing was that we protect a certain magic as to how Channel 4 works." - Andy Duncan, in one of his many "exclusive" interviews after quitting merger talks with five
"We are a family store and, while we want to offer the widest possible range of magazines, we need to ensure that we don't offend our customers." - Tesco, one of the world's biggest retailers, deals a massive blow to lads' mags.