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High Street

Whether it’s getting back to school after the summer holidays, starting a brand new job, or celebrating a special birthday, we’re here for all of our customers’ life journeys.

As the hub of the high street, we are also committed to supporting every generation of customers to come. Across our diverse estate of over 510 stores on UK high streets, with our wide-ranging store sizes and formats, we sell a large range of products including stationery, greeting cards, art and craft, newspapers, magazines, books and drinks. Our High Street stores are also home to c.200 Post Offices, further cementing our position on the high street and at the heart of the communities we serve.

Life can move pretty fast in our stores, especially during busy times of the year like Christmas and Easter. We offer lots of working patterns, from part-time and weekends to child-care friendly hours, so you can fit your work around your own busy life. And because we have stores across the country, you can move up, move sideways, or even move around the UK as you grow and develop.


Discover WHSmith High Street

Hear from our Managing Director of WHSmith High Street, Sean Toal.

Our online retail offering,, provides a convenient online service to complement our High Street stores.

We offer an extensive range of books across all categories and an increasingly wide choice of branded and quality own brand products online across categories such as stationery, cards and gifting, entertainment, arts and crafts, computing and electrical.

As well as home delivery, offer customers free delivery to our High Street stores* and we make returns easy too.

*dependent on spend

Our key roles

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Our Key Business Areas

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Karina in WHSmith store

The culture at WHSmith is all about family. We offer the chance to progress and grow - it gives colleagues variety and keeps it interesting. Joining the business over 20 years ago is the best thing I've ever done. ( I am now a Team Leader with the Brand InMotion)

Karina / InMotion, Team Leader, London
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Amy in WHSmith High Street store

I feel like I'm appreciated and I'm proud that I get to go every day and do a job that I love. I love it with a passion. I really do! I've got such a passion for my job.

Amy / WHSmith High Street, Store Leader, Hereford
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