November 27 2018  |  Retailers

WH Smith boosted by new partnership with King Power Group (Hong Kong)

By Mary Jane Pittilla

WH Smith’s International Travel business has forged a new franchise partnership with King Power Group (Hong Kong) to develop the WH Smith brand and concepts in the Hong Kong territory.

Sunil Tuli, King Power Group’s Managing Director Travel Retail and Duty Free, said: “We are excited to collaborate with WH Smith as their franchise partners in the territory. WH Smith is an esteemed and leading news, books and convenience brand and operator globally. We have seen their International Travel retail businesses grow over the past years and we trust that our collaboration will see good successes in Hong Kong.”

WH Smith International Chairman Louis de Bourgoing commented: “We remain ambitious in growing the WH Smith brand and businesses into Asia. We are currently present in six countries in the region: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, India and China, with excellent business partners and we are delighted to welcome King Power Group (Hong Kong) as a new franchise partner. We very much look forward to working together to grow our presence across Asia and bring the WH Smith offer to traveling customers in Hong Kong.”

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