Parker joins WH Smith Travel

Alison Parker, former deputy m.d. at Michael O’Mara, is joining WH Smith Travel as concessions event manager for the company’s Harrods and Selfridges books departments. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]

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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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WH Smith Travel to open London Bridge shop in April

WH Smith Travel is to open a new 900 sq ft bookshop at London Bridge station in April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith Travel to pass on VAT savings

WH Smith Travel will now pass on tax savings to non-EU bound customers shopping in its airport branches. The "new approach" follows an investigation that revealed it had been pocketing millions of VAT paid on duty free purchases. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith appoints McKechnie as travel director

Retailer WH Smith has appointed Gavin McKechnie as the international operations director of its travel division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith issues £40m profit warning as coronavirus hits travel business

W H Smith has warned the impact of the coronavirus outbreak could cut its profit by up to £40m as the pandemic hits its Travel business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:57:11 UTC ]
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Hearst Alum Kate Kelly Smith Joins Sandow | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_176505" align="alignright" width="150"] Kate Kelly Smith[/caption] Shelter magazines veteran Kate Kelly Smith has been appointed executive VP and managing director of Luxe Interiors + Design and chief sales officer for parent company Sandow's design media brands. The... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-23 20:20:03 UTC ]
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Shareholders to convene next month for WH Smith’s proposed acquisition of MRG

WH Smith’s plans to buy the Marshall Retail Group (MRG) have been approved by the FCA and the transaction now only requires shareholder approval. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 19:46:04 UTC ]
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Smith leaves Scholastic to join Macmillan Children's Books

Scholastic’s publisher for fiction and picture books, Sam Smith, is leaving the firm to join Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:13:44 UTC ]
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W H Smith boosted by travel stores ahead of full year results

W H Smith has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be in line with expectations, ahead of c.e.o. Stephen Clarke's departure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 09:11:14 UTC ]
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Nicholls, Smith and McEwan join Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

David Nicholls, Ali Smith and Ian McEwan are among the line-up for this year’s the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 05:28:19 UTC ]
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McCall Smith joins Walter Scott Prize 10th anniversary celebrations

Alexander McCall Smith will kick off the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Walter Scott Prize with an operetta.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 07:12:31 UTC ]
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Parker joins Penguin.co.uk as editor-in-chief

Esquire digital editor Sam Parker will join Penguin Random House UK this month in a newly created role as editor-in-chief of its website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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InMotion buy helps WH Smith to 6% Christmas trading rise

WH Smith has reported a “strong trading performance” for Christmas trading, with total sales up 6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hannah Smith to join HoZ

HQ digital's Hannah Smith is to join Head of Zeus imprint Aria as commissioning editor later this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith Travel sales up 8% in third quarter

Sales in W H Smith's travel business rose by 8% in the last quarter, although High Street revenue dipped marginally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith unveils bookselling blueprint for the next decade

WH Smith has unveiled a new books strategy for its High Street arm, designed to futureproof sales at the 611-strong chain “for the next decade”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James and Smith join Blue Peter Book Awards as judges

Kid Normal authors Greg James and Chris Smith are joining the Blue Peter Book Awards’ judging panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Fletcher launches kids book club with WH Smith

McFly band member turned children's author Tom Fletcher has launched a children's book club exclusively with WH Smith. The book club titles will get promotion in-store, online and on Fletcher's YouTube channel, which has over 625,000 subscribers. The new club follows that WH Smith already runs... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith sells exclusive short stories to mark 225th birthday

W H Smith is selling seven exclusive short stories from writers including Jeffrey Archer, James Patterson and Jodi Picoult to celebrate its 225th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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