WH Smith PLC operates in the Stationery stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares WH Smith PLC with three other
miscellaneous retailers and wholesalers in Europe:
sales of £1.44 billion [US$1.79 billion]
Halfords Group PLC
(£1.02 billion [US$1.27 billion]
of which 85%
was Retail), and
Ocado Group Plc
(£1.27 billion [US$1.57 billion]
of which 100%
was Retailing & Distribution of Groceries).
WH Smith PLC reported sales of £1.21 billion (US$1.50 billion)
August of 2016.
increase of 2.9%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were £1.18 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, WH Smith PLC had sales
of £1.27 billion.
Sales of Travel Retail saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
10.0% in 2016, from
£521.00 million to £573.00 million.
Not all segments of WH Smith PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of High Street Retail fell 2.7% to £639.00 million.