Outlook WH Smith's Stephen Clarke, like Kate Swann before him, is to be commended. For if ever there was a high street chain that should exist no more, it was this.
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Thursday 23 August 2012
The phenomenal success of Fifty Shades Of Grey and other copycat “passion” books gave a lift to retailer WH Smith today.
Friday 15 June 2012
WH Smith has again cheered investors by delivering growth in margins and an improved sales performance despite the dire trading conditions on the high street.
Saturday 09 June 2012
After two profit warnings this year the Airfix-to-Scalextric maker Hornby yesterday said sales of its toys and badges for the Olympics were really starting to take off.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
A woman was critically injured today after a car crashed into a hospital.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Wincanton, one of Europe's biggest hauliers and logistics groups, has warned its businesses will be hit this year as shoppers shun the high streets, meaning shops are not restocking.
Sunday 18 March 2012
An appeal on behalf of the horseless
Sunday 18 December 2011
Swish yuletide table settings don't have to be posh or pricey. Don't buckle under peer pressure to panic-buy the White Company's entire window display on your credit card. Instead, press the consumerist pause button and think creatively...
Friday 11 November 2011
Fears of a tough Christmas for retailers were fuelled by WH Smith yesterday as it revealed fresh pressure on sales of its books, stationery and sweets.
Friday 14 October 2011
WH Smith; Air Partner
Thursday 01 September 2011
Still gliding serenely, or sinking in the retail slowdown?
Friday 08 July 2011
WH Smith posted another fall in sales yesterday, but the magazine and stationery retailer said the pace of declines had eased. It added that its profit margins had improved as a result of cost-cutting.
Monday 04 July 2011
Wednesday 29 June 2011
It may be a British institution, but WH Smith was being praised for its potential beyond these shores last night as the high-street stalwart charged up the mid-tier index.
Friday 10 June 2011
The new chief executive of Wincanton set out his plans for turning around the haulage company yesterday after its losses topped £25m.
Sunday 15 May 2011
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