Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year.
W H Smith has announced plans for a major restructure which could see around 1,500 roles made redundant across the business.
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 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
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 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 has closed around 60% of its shops after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential stores to shut owing to the coronavirus outbreak.
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 has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be... Read more
W H Smith has opened a flagship branch of The Bookshop, the largest yet of its 12 standalone stores, at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal.... Read more