WH Smith PLC (SMWH.L)
21 Jul 2017
June 14 British books and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc said its sales rose 2 percent in the 15 weeks to June 10 as a strong performance at outlets at transport hubs outshone weakness in its high street operations.
* In 15 week period from 1 March to 10 June 2017, total group sales were up 2%, with like-for-like sales flat
April 12 British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc posted a 3.75 percent rise in first-half pretax profit as its travel business continued to outshine lagging high street or town centre retail operations.
* HY total group sales were up 2% at £643m (2016: £633m) with group LFL sales flat.
Jan 25 British books, newspapers and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc firmed up its profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting strong sales from its stores at airports and train stations over the Christmas period.
Jan 25 British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc said it expects full-year profit growth to be slightly ahead of expectations as it posted strong sales in its travel business over the Christmas period.
* Group has delivered a strong performance over 21 week period with total sales up 2 pct and like-for-like sales up 1 pct.