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WHSmith Overview

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Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1792
Company - Public (SMWH)
Media & Entertainment Retail Stores
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors

Waterstone's, Marks & Spencer, McColl's

This Smith is far from anonymous. WH Smith (known simply as "WHSmith") is one of the UK's largest book and magazine sellers. The company's more than 600 high street stores sell reading materials, stationery, and ... Read more

WHSmith Reviews

  • "A strong company."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at WHSmith full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's now out of business. It's been gone for for years so 2015 does not apply.

    Cons

    It's out of business. Now overseas as far as I know.

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WHSmith Photos

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WHSmith photo of: WHSmith Signs the Time to Change Employer Pledge to Take Action to Reduce Mental Health Discrimination
WHSmith photo of: We had the pleasure of having Nick Knowles visit our Head Office to sign his new book, Proper Healthy Food: Hearty vegan and vegetarian recipes for meat lovers.
WHSmith photo of: One of the world’s leading Thriller writers has been in our Swindon Head Office signing his most recently released book ‘Night School’.
WHSmith photo of: Some of our HR team exchanging secret santa gifts
WHSmith photo of: We recently reopened the Tea Room in Paris in partnership with Twinning’s, another Great British brand.
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WHSmith Interviews

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gatwick, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at WHSmith (Gatwick, England (UK)) in February 2020.

    Interview

    Really calm and casual interview. A few questions about your hobbies and what you do in your free time as well as questions related to WHSmith and some scenarios

    Interview Questions

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