"There will always be an argument for using celebrities in fashion. However it feels wrong to spend money on a celebrity endorsement when money is tight." - Fiona Lambert, the brand director for Asda's George clothing range, on dropping Coleen Rooney in favour of using members of the public
"We are not out to crush anyone. There is one British company that can play on the world stage and that is BBC Worldwide." - Wayne Garvie, the BBC Worldwide content and production director, on the growing strength of the BBC's commercial arm.