IN THE LOOP
- The tome front. Baird, Roger // Marketing Week;4/2/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p43
Speculates on whether WH Smith acquisition of newsagent John Menzies will benefit the company, while focusing on the book retail market in Unites Kingdom (U.K.). Impact of United States (U.S.) book retailers on the U.K. market; Reference to U.S. retailer Borders acquiring U.K. chain Books Etc;...
- WH Smith to launch major book promotion. // Marketing Week;9/4/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 36, p6
Reports the launching of book promotion by retailer WH Smith Inc. in Great Britain. Percentage of growth in the fiction book market; Facilitation of television and press advertising; Reorganization of the store portfolio.
- London diary. Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;10/11/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 41, p18
Presents an update on the book publishing industry in Great Britain. Reason of publisher Rosemary de Courcy to leave Orion company; Job description of Martin Taylor as chairman of W.H. Smith; Books on the fiction bestseller lists.
- U.K. Bookseller Hopes To Land Additional Sales In U.S. Airports. // Book Publishing Report;04/24/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p4
Reports on Great Britain-based WH Smith's multimillion-dollar acquisition of United States-based airport bookstore chain, The Benjamin Co. Background on the two companies; Worldwide sales generated by WH Smith.
- WH Smith Buys U.S. Airport Bookstores. Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;4/24/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 17, p16
Reports on the acquisition of Benjamin Co. by WH Smith, a book store chain in Great Britain, in an effort to raise the latter's expansion in the United States. Worth of the deal; Background of Benjamin Co.; Plans of introducing the online format of WH Smith.
- DATAMONITOR: WH Smith PLC. // WH Smith PLC SWOT Analysis;Feb2012, p1
A company profile of WH Smith PLC, which is a retailer of books, newspapers, magazines, stationery and entertainment products, is presented. An overview of the company is given, along with key facts including contact information, number of employees and revenues. A SWOT analysis is provided...
- Interest in AOL goes AWOL. Grant, Alex // Printing World;4/7/2003, Vol. 282 Issue 1, p14
Reports that WH Smith Inc. will not buy the books unit of AOL Time Warner Inc.
- WH Smith chief axes 'too polite' advertising strategy. Wilkinson, Amanda // Marketing Week;10/14/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 42, p10
Reports that WH Smith marketing chief Stephen Clarke has rejected the retailer's polite advertising of the past and has endorsed a strategy on product and price. Decision of Clark to use more effective advertising; Features of the revised advertising campaign.
- Britain: Looking Westward to Expand. Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;3/13/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 11, p42
Deals with the plans of book publishers in Great Britain to expand their business in the United States' market. Arrangement of BBC Worldwide with Veronis Suhler Associates to support BBC Worldwide's acquisition of American companies; Reasons behind the purchase of Hodder Headline by W.H. Smith;...