Tagged: W H Smith

A whale of a tale

Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year. Read more

WHS makes loss in pandemic year as revenues plunge

W H Smith made a headline loss of £68m in the year to end August 2020, according to its preliminary annual results released today (Thursday... Read more

W H Smith to cut up to 1,500 jobs in restructure after Covid-19 hits business

W H Smith has announced plans for a major restructure which could see around 1,500 roles made redundant across the business. Read more

Redundancy consultation for 150 staff at W H Smith head offices

One hundred and fifty members of staff at W H Smith's head offices in London and Swindon have entered redundancy consultations, the retailer has confirmed to The... Read more

W H Smith April revenue plunges 85%, online book sales surge 400%

W H Smith has revealed group revenues fell 85% in April compared to last year due to the Covid-19 outbreak with Travel sales plunging 91%... Read more

WHS raises £166m for its coronavirus battle

W H Smith has said it had secured just under £166m in equity, tapping up investors for a cash boost as it seeks to mitigate... Read more

W H Smith to raise cash as coronavirus bites

W H Smith has confirmed it plans to strengthen its balance sheet with new lending facilities of £120m accompanied by an equity issue of up... Read more

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. Read more

Coronavirus live updates: W H Smith closes 60% of shops, Bookspeed closes

W H Smith has closed 60% of its shops today (Tuesday 24th March), following new government advice shutting libraries and all "non-essential" shops. Wholesaler Bookspeed... Read more

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... Read more

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