WHSmith hails ‘better than expected’ sales as high street stores recover

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WHSmith has posted a “better than expected” performance during the first two months of 2021 as its high street stores mounted a sales recovery.

Revenue in the retailer’s high street division reached 74% of 2019 levels in January and 84% of 2019’s total during February.

WHSmith said both figures came in ahead of its previous expectations.

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