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If you’re flying off on a European trip, chances are you’ll come across one of our stores on your journey! With c. 100 stores across the continent, we operate in some of the busiest travel hubs in central Europe. You’ll find us in airports across Spain, and in Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Norway, The Netherlands – the list goes on! In fact, we are now in c. 30 different countries, with nearly half of those located in Europe.

WHSmith store frontage at Madrid airport
Two WHSmith colleagues smiling at each other in Madrid store

Our brand and tailored customer proposition in each location we operate in is synonymous with the travelling experience. Whether it’s hot dogs in Sweden, or luxury chocolates in Belgium, our stores look and feel exciting and relevant to each market. With our ambitious global expansion plans, there’s never been a more exciting time to work in our European markets. We have a variety of roles in stores and opportunities based out of our UK and International Support Offices.

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Colleague in Madrid Airport store

I have really enjoyed the journey so far and I'm very excited about the future here with all the new store openings across Spain.

Belen / International, Store Manager, Murcia Airport
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Colleague in Madrid Airport store

For me, it's very exciting to see how fast the business is growing and it's great to be part of the growth! My favourite time in Alicante is the summer season because there's a lot of action and we give a very good customer service.

Maria / International, Store Manager, Alicante Airport
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