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    WH Smith PLC (SMWH.L)

    1,675.00 Down 33.00(1.93%) Apr 29
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    WH Smith PLC
    Greenbridge Road
    Swindon, SN3 3RX
    United Kingdom - Map
    Phone: 44 1793 616161
    Website: http://www.whsmithplc.co.uk

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Specialty Retail, Other
    Full Time Employees:14,000

    Business Summary 

    WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through two segments, High Street and Travel. The High Street segment sells stationery products, including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting products; news and impulse products, such as newspapers, magazines, confectionery, and drinks; and books, as well as entertainment products. As of August 31, 2015, it operated 615 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; and its specialist personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie. The Travel segment offers convenience, books, and news for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2015, it operated 736 units primarily in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, and workplaces. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Stephen Clarke ,
    Group Chief Exec., Exec. Director and Member of Nominations Committee
    Mr. Robert Moorhead , 51
    Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Director
    Mr. Ian Houghton ,
    Legal Director and Company Sec.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in GBp.