Welcome to the official WHSmith foursquare page. The first newsagent in the Smith family name opened in 1792, and the company, WHSmith, was created in 1828. WHSmith Plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is part of the FTSE mid 250 Index. WHSmith is one of the UK’s leading retailers and aims to be its most popular bookseller, stationer and newsagent. We have over 611 High Street stores, over 586 stores at airports, train stations and motorway service areas and WHSmith.co.uk serves customers online 24 hours a day. WHSmith stores are frequently first choice for customers on the high street and we are a trusted retailer for customers at travel locations. Over 16,000 employees serve the 70% of the UK’s population who visit a WHSmith store each year.