City news: WH Smith, Sports Direct, William Hill, Hargreaves Lansdown
It was also “delighted” by the interest shown in its high street outlets from the Zoella Book Club, which recommended several titles to readers.
Smith posted an 8 per cent rise in annual pre-tax profit to £131milion on 3 per cent higher revenue of £1.21billion.
The company achieved cost savings of £11million across its high street chain.
Chief executive Stephen Clarke said: “While the economic situation is uncertain, we are well positioned for the current year and beyond."
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