No backing down in row over lads' mags
LADS' Mag Nuts will no longer be sold in Co-op stores after refusing to hide its racy covers in "modesty bags".
Publisher IPC Inspire said it had toned down recent covers and was opposed to 'censorship'.
The magazine will be pulled from Co-op's 4,000 stores, including at least 10 in Gloucester, next month.
Reacting to the publisher's refusal to hide copies, a spokeswoman for the Co-operative said: "Our position has not changed. If Nuts and Zoo, or any of the other publications, Loaded and Front, do not put their titles into modesty bags by the date we've given of September 9, we will no longer sell the magazines."
IPC Inspire managing director Paul Williams said the Co-op's "knee-jerk attempt to restrict access" to Nuts was "wrong".