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 £1.25 billion [US$1.74 billion]
Ocado Group Plc
(£1.46 billion [US$2.04 billion]
of which 92%
was Retail), and
Halfords Group PLC
(£1.10 billion [US$1.53 billion]
of which 86%
WH Smith PLC reported sales of £1.23 billion (US$1.72 billion)
August of 2017.
a very small
increase of 1.8%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were £1.21 billion.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at WH Smith PLC.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, WH Smith PLC had sales
of £1.24 billion.
Sales of Travel saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
8.9% in 2017, from
£573.00 million to £624.00 million.
Not all segments of WH Smith PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of High Street fell 4.5% to £610.00 million.