WHSmith back in the black after year of 'significant recovery'

WHSmith store

WHSmith has reported a return to profit and said its flagship travel arm is in its “strongest ever position” after it bounced back in the wake of the pandemic.

WHSmith posted a group profit before tax of £63m last year, compared with a loss of £116m the year before. Revenues rocketed 58% to £1.4bn and the retailer was trading ahead of 2019 levels.

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