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WH Smith eyes up assets of Hughes & Hughes bookshops

WH Smith, the British retail giant, is this weekend considering a bid for the assets of Hughes & Hughes, the bookstore chain which went into receivership late on Friday.

27th February, 2010

WH Smith, the British retail giant, is this weekend considering a bid for the assets of Hughes & Hughes, the bookstore chain which went into receivership late on Friday.

One of the largest high street operators in Britain, WH Smith is believed to be particularly interested in taking control of Hughes & Hughes’ valuable concession shops at Dublin and Cork Airports. Both shops continued to trade over the weekend.

WH Smith has already tendered...

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