W H Smith reveals plans to transform post office shops with bigger focus on books

W H Smith reveals plans to transform post office shops with bigger focus on books

W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books.

High Street Business m.d. Carl Cowling told The Bookseller the retailer is planning the first of its 40 new look post office stores in Bath in July and in smaller stores will roll out a more children’s and lighter reading offer by reducing its backlist

As W H Smith posts its interim results for the six months to 28th February 2019, Cowling said: “In terms of books we’ve got a long history of books and we are really very proud  of it. We want to build our books business, not reduce our books bus...

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