Smiths News is a distributor of newspapers, magazines, books and consumables, headquartered in Swindon, England. The company, originally known as ‘WHSmith News’ was created and renamed Smiths News PLC on 1 September 2006 from the demerger of W H Smith plc
Working on behalf of all major national and regional publishers, they distribute a huge range of print media to 24,000 customers – from large general retailers to smaller independent newsagents. Core services include newspaper and magazine deliveries, collecting and processing returns, managing retail ranges, and providing market insight to forecast demand and minimise waste.
They currently have a 55% share of the UK newspaper and magazine market.