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Travel boost for WH Smith as retail sales drop

UK-based retailer WH Smith has issued a trading update for the 20-week period to 18 January 2020. The company said…

WH Smith to make $400 million acquisition

WH Smith has agreed to acquire US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400 million as it looks to…

New CEOs for WH Smith and Lexmark | Biella acquisition closes | Steady Q3...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Leadership change…

WH Smith increases focus on stationery

UK-based retailer WH Smith has extended its stationery ranges and given them more prominence in its stores, the company stated…

WH Smith pins hopes on stationery

UK retailer WH Smith is looking to ramp up stationery sales to offset ongoing high street declines.In an interim statement…

Final Fuji Xerox exec named in scandal | Commercial supports toilet charity | WH...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.The identity of…

High street slump continues for WH Smith

Seasonal stationery growth failed to offset high street woes for UK retailer WH Smith.In a trading update for the 20…

New leadership for PostSafe

Independent UK-based office products manufacturer PostSafe has ushered in a new leadership team.It announced the completion of a management buyout…

Catherine Reddin-Nelsey passes away

Catherine Reddin-Nelsey passed away on 8 December after losing her six-year battle with cancer.Catherine was a well-known and popular figure…

High street shift helps WH Smith stationery sales

UK retailer WH Smith has revealed its high street strategy is paying off for stationery.For the year ended 31 August,…

WH Smith stationery sales improve despite high street woes

UK-based retailer WH Smith saw stationery sales rise 2% on a like-for-like basis in the six months to 28 February…

Final Word from Geoff Betts

Well, what a 25 years it's been! Those wonderful early days of OPI conferences when it was such a vibrant exciting…

WH Smith reports stationery success

UK high street retailer WH Smith has reported an increase in operating profit helped by improved stationery sales.The strong stationery…

Adult activity books boost WH Smith stationery sales

Retailer WH Smith has said stationery sales were strong in the first six months of its financial year.Life-for-like stationery sales…

Weekly news snippets: 5 June 2015

Trodat makes double acquisition in the US | Diversity award for Australia's COS | WH Smith store sales down |…

Stationery Show awards attracts over 200 entries

The fifth London Stationery Show has revealed it has received over 200 entries for this year’s awards.This year, the show…

News snippets 13 June 2014

’ new CEO Greg Michael to speak at the Superstat conference on 20 June at the Oxford Belfry Hotel.  Michael…

Reseller update: a year of turmoil

Austerity was the name of the game in many European economies in 2012. Ask any of the big boxes or…

WH Smith profit up on sluggish sales

 UK retailer WH Smith has reported a 9 percent increase in underlying pre-tax profits for the year to the end…

Stationery boost for WH Smith

 Stationery was the only product category at UK high street retailer WH Smith to show like-for-like sales growth according to…

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HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…