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

W H Smith faces investor revolt over Cowling bonus

W H Smith faces a revolt among its investors over plans to pay chief executive Carl Cowling a £550,000 bonus when it has not repaid... Read more

W H Smith reports £116m loss but expects return to profit in 2022

W H Smith reported a group loss before tax of £116m for the year to end August 2021, although the retailer said it expected to... Read more

First major retail launch for Yoto in W H Smith branches

Audio platform Yoto has had its first major in-store launch in branches of W H Smith.   Read more

US activist investor becomes W H Smith's largest shareholder

A US activist investor that recently called for a shake-up at Rolls-Royce has become W H Smith's largest single shareholder after upping its stake in... Read more

W H Smith raises £325m and plans to open 100 new Travel stores

W H Smith has reported a revenue decline of 44% in the six months to February 2021 but is raising £325m as it seeks to... Read more

W H Smith extends financing arrangements after 'better than expected' sales

W H Smith has extended its bank financing arrangements, including extending two existing £200m term loans to October 2023, and reported a “better than expected”... Read more

WHS High Street sees strong Christmas but group revenues slump

W H Smith's total group revenue for the 20 weeks to 16th January 2021 slumped to 59% of 2019 levels in the same period but... 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

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