WHSmith Christmas sales slide as retailer eyes travel sales resurgence

WHSmith building in Holborn

WHSmith has recorded a fall in sales over the Christmas trading period but has stressed it does not expect the Omnicron variant to derail its travel sales recovery.

WHSmith’s travel sales declined 17% across the 20-week period overall.

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