Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year.
W H Smith's international chairman and business development director Louis de Bourgoing will retire next month.
Orion dominates the seven-strong shortlist for W H Smith's Thumping Good Read Award with two titles up for the £10,000 prize.
Stephen Clarke is stepping down as group chief executive at W H Smith with high street m.d. Carl Cowling to take on the role, as... Read more
Downton Abbey actress and debut author Catherine Steadman has made the pick for the W H Smith Richard and Judy Book Club with former Book Club authors Michael... Read more
W H Smith will open two stores, in partnership with retailer and publisher That Al Salasil, in the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport. ... Read more
W H Smith is looking to expand its retail travel business in the United States with the appointment of Ziad El-Assad.
W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books.
W H Smith plans to cull its backlist and build areas of growth such as children's and lighter readers with a "forensic store by store focus... Read more
Richard Madeley and Judy Finnegan have launched their Book Club list for Spring, with six titles all written by women to mark International Women’s Day.... Read more