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UK retail sales surge past pre-crisis levels [Video]

UK retail sales surge past pre-crisis levels

Retail sales are bouncing back faster than expected in the UK, but with jobless numbers forecast to surge, economists say the recovery could prove short lived. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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M&S to cut 7,000 more jobs [Video]

M&S to cut 7,000 more jobs

UK retailer Marks & Spencer is to cut 7,000 more jobs as it grapples with a slump in demand. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs amid ‘slow’ Covid-19 recovery [Video]

WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs amid ‘slow’ Covid-19 recovery

WH Smith is planning to cut up to 1,500 jobs as bosses said its recovery fromthe Covid-19 lockdown has been “slow”. The retailer said it is starting toconsult with staff over plans that could see..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

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Markets Now - Tuesday 8th September

Last updated 12:00pm BST. Featuring AstraZeneca, Moderna, Tiffany, Pandora, JD Wetherspoon, WH Smith, National Express, Avon Rubber, The Hut Group, Ferrari and Aston Martin.
FT.com - Published

Markets Now - Wednesday 26th August 2020

Last updated 12:00pm BST. Featuring Boohoo, Provident Financial, Shell, WH Smith and UDG Healthcare.
FT.com - Published

More than 41,000 retail jobs lost since start of pandemic

more than 41,000 retail jobs lost since start of pandemic
The jobs axed at M&S add to 2,500 announced last week by Debenhams and follow cuts by the John Lewis Partnership, WH Smith, Boots, Dixons Carphone and Upper Crust
Hull Daily Mail - Published Also reported by •Wales Online

WH Smith to cut 1,500 jobs due to ‘slow’ recovery from Covid-19 crisis

WH Smith have revealed plans to cut up to 1,500 jobs as bosses said its recovery from the nationwide coronavirus lockdown has been 'slow'.
Hereford Times - Published

WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs am...

Revenue was down by 57% in July, compared with the same month last year.
Express and Star - Published Also reported by •The Sentinel StokeLeek Post and TimesStaffordshire Newsletter

WH Smith might be axing 1,500 jobs amid coronavirus fallout

WH Smith might be axing 1,500 jobs after sales plummeted in lockdown.
The Argus - Published

WH Smith may cut 1,500 jobs after sales plummet

High Street chain joins fellows in drastic job cutting after lockdown stalls business activity.
BBC News - Published

Around 1,500 jobs under threat at WH Smith amid ‘slow’ Covid recovery

around 1,500 jobs under threat at wh smith amid ‘slow’ covid recovery
Group revenues were down 57 per cent in July compared with the same month last year, after its travel arm was badly hit by Covid-19 pandemic
Hull Daily Mail - Published Also reported by •Wales Online

WH Smith to cut up to 1,500 jobs as coronavirus pandemic hurts sales

WH Smith has said it could cut as many as 1,500 jobs as the coronavirus pandemic had a "significant impact" on its business.
Independent - Published

WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs amid ‘slow’ Covid-19 recovery

WH Smith is planning to cut up to 1,500 jobs as bosses said its recovery from the Covid-19 lockdown has been “slow”.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Man groped woman at Temple Meads after drinking at Wetherspoons

man groped woman at temple meads after drinking at wetherspoons
The victim mouthed "help" in WH Smith before police were called
Bristol Post - Published

How Gloucestershire and Wales shops differed today

how gloucestershire and wales shops differed today
In Wales the streets were empty as shops wait to find out when they can open their doors. Non-essential shops in England were allowed to open on Monday, as these two images of WH Smith in Monmouth and..
Gloucestershire Echo - Published Also reported by •Stroud LifeGloucester Citizen

These are all the shops which will be reopening in Worcester from June 15

these are all the shops which will be reopening in worcester from june 15
Marks and Spencer, Next, Primark and WH Smith are among the big names reopening in Worcester from Monday June 15 - welcoming back shoppers into their stores after over two months of being shut
Tamworth Herald - Published

Markets Now - Friday 15th May 2020

Last updated 1:30pm BST. Featuring BT Group, Babcock, BP, WH Smith and Invesco.
FT.com - Published

WH Smith sees ‘significant’ coronavir...

The group said total revenues plunged 85% in April, with sales crashing 91% across its travel arm and 74% in its high street chain.
Express and Star - Published

WH Smith sees ‘significant’ coronavirus hit to high street and travel chains

Retailer WH Smith has warned over a “significant hit” since March as the coronavirus lockdown forced it to close travel outlets in railway stations and airports and many of its high street stores.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

WH Smith confirms it will survive everything like retail version of cockroach

NEWSAGENT WH Smith has confirmed that coronavirus cannot affect it because it is indestructible.
The Daily Mash - Published

WH Smith to raise cash to get it through Covid-19 crisis

WH Smith said it has secured a new £120 million loan and will raise more cash to help it get through the coronavirus crisis.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

WH Smith hit by Racing Post thief forced to make changes

wh smith hit by racing post thief forced to make changes
The newsagent has been forced into new measures to combat the thefts
Western Daily Press - Published Also reported by •Western GazetteCheddar Valley GazetteCentral Somerset GazetteWells JournalShepton Mallet JournalSomerset GuardianFrome StandardBlackmore Vale

WH Smith says Covid-19 to hit sales by up to £130m

WH Smith said it believes the Covid-19 outbreak could knock up to £130 million off its revenues for the current financial year.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

'I don't know what we are going to do now' - shoppers react to WH Smith closing intu Merry Hill store

'i don't know what we are going to do now' - shoppers react to wh smith closing intu merry hill store
The store within the Brierley Hill shopping centre will close on Saturday, March 28
Tamworth Herald - Published

WH Smith announces it is closing town centre store

wh smith announces it is closing town centre store
Another blow for the town
Sleaford Target - Published Also reported by •Retford TimesBoston TargetEast Lindsey TargetLincolnshire Echo

WH Smith in spat with Telegraph over pricing

The UK retailer has removed the Daily Telegraph newspaper from 120 shops in railway stations.
BBC News - Published

Former WH Smith in Clifton Village set for redevelopment after plans get council officers' approval

former wh smith in clifton village set for redevelopment after plans get council officers' approval
The eyesore site was last used when a temporary Christmas ice-rink was opened there in 2014
Bristol Post - Published

Weston branch of WH Smith has just become Grade II listed

weston branch of wh smith has just become grade ii listed
The original shop dates back to 1926 and used to include a lending library
Bristol Post - Published

WH Smith warned over executive pension awards

Investors have balked at the 12.5% pension award given to the stationary giant's new CEO.
BBC News - Published

Opening date for Tamworth's new Greggs revealed

opening date for tamworth's new greggs revealed
The popular bakery store will be replacing the Roasters restaurant near to KFC, Boots, WH Smith and Marks & Spencer in Ventura Park, Tamworth from Friday, October 18.
Tamworth Herald - Published

WH Smith to buy Marshall Retail for $400 million in U.S. airports push

British retailer WH Smith Plc made its second major foray into U.S. airports on Thursday with a $400 million purchase of Marshall Retail Group, expanding in a fast-growing segment and sending its..
Reuters - Published

WH Smith buys US travel retailer for $400m

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FT.com - Published


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