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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Zoella relaunches WH Smith book club with author 'friends'

Zoella has re-launched her book club with W H Smith, this time enlisting the help of fellow authors to select the titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Exclusive 'yellowbacks' sold in WH Smith to mark anniversary

W H Smith is celebrating its 225th anniversary year with a classic ‘yellowback’ book collection similar to the ones sold in the mid-1800s by the retailer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith doubles donations for Readcycle 2016

Marie Curie and WH Smith have partnered to launch their second Big Readcycle to help support people living with a terminal illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBIA crowns Transworld and W H Smith Travel

Transworld and W H Smith Travel have been crowned as two of the biggest winners at The British Book Industry Awards 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith to fit 100 stores with digital screens

WH Smith is fitting 100 of its UK branches with digital display screens in a bid to modernise its shop fronts.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith to launch book club with Zoella

WH Smith is launching an exclusive book club with author and YouTube vlogger Zoe Sugg, known as Zoella, this summer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith readies Fresh Talent promotion for take-off at Terminal 5

WH Smith Travel is holding a book signing at London Heathrow Terminal 5 on Friday as part of its 'Fresh Talent' campaign promoting new and emerging writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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