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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WHS Travel to open 15 UK stores this year

High Street sales at W H Smith continue to tumble – down 4% like-for-like in the past 15 weeks. However, its Travel arm continues to trade strongly, with sales up 5% like-for-like. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conservatives have controlled the Supreme Court for 50 years. These are the results.

Adam Cohen argues that the court’s decisive right turn led to more inequality in America. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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W H Smith closes 60% of stores as Johnson shuts shops and libraries

W H Smith has closed around 60% of its shops after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential stores to shut owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 20:27:47 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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AT&T boosts spending on R&D after four years of declines amid Time Warner buy, investments

AT&T Inc. managed something it hasn’t since 2014: An increase in spending on research and development. The Dallas telecommunications and now media company increased in investment in R&D last year by about $80 million to $1.28 billion, an increase of about 7 percent, it said in its... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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AT&T boosts spending on R&D after four years of declines amid Time Warner buy, investments

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Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Full STEAM Ahead: Spotlight on Chris Ferrie

With a new board book series focused on STEAM, Ferrie aims to instill in young readers a lifelong passion for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores

The trade association for the UK's booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster. The post UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Castrén hopes new formats will boost Finnish market five years after guest spot

The head of Otava Publishing, one of Finland’s largest books beasts as well as an owner of its biggest bookshop chain, says the domestic market has been ‘bipolar’—but reckons new formats present a massive opportunity for brave publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 03:01:17 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

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Patti Smith looks back at a heartbreaking year

In “Year of the Monkey,” the singer revisits her 70th year, when she lost two of her closest friends. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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W H Smith to open two stores in Bahrain International Airport terminal

W H Smith will open two stores, in partnership with retailer and publisher That Al Salasil, in the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cengage Cites First Full Academic Year of ‘Unlimited’ as a Success

Education content subscription model Cengage Unlimited has sold more than one million subscriptions since August 2018, according to preliminary data from Cengage. The post Cengage Cites First Full Academic Year of ‘Unlimited’ as a Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Convenience Store Woman crowned Foyles' Fiction Book of the Year

Books from Granta, Hodder & Stoughton and Pan Macmillan have been unveiled as Foyles’ Books of the Year, with Convenience Store Woman by Japanese author Sayaka Murata taking the fiction crown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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W H Smith annual results will be 'in line with expectations'

W H Smith has said it expects it’s annual results to be "in line with expectations" when they are released in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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