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WH Smith boosted by 'strong' performance

Aug 29, 2019 - City A.M.
Mergers and Acquisitions

WH SMITH reported yesterday that it is on track to meet full-year expectations, helped by a strong performance in its travel stores.

The stationer and convenience store retailer said in a trading update that its travel business - stores at stations, airports, hospitals and service stations - had performed "strongly", with good sales across all channels.

Stores in hospitals are now the second largest channel in WH Smith's UK travel business.

The retailer's international travel b...