Swindon-based WH Smith has announced the expansion of its franchise partnership with King Power Group (Hong Kong) to Singapore, extending from the previous franchise partnership deal signed for Hong Kong.

The new partnership will grow WH Smith’s presence in Singapore and explore opportunities in rail and metro stations, the ferry terminals, and commercial centres. Singapore airport will remain directly managed by WH Smith. King Power Group (Hong Kong) is a well-established travel retail company in Asia, with over 30 years’ experience in travel retail in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and the Indian subcontinent.

Sunil Tuli, King Power Group Managing Director, Travel Retail and Duty Free, commented: “We believe in the strength of the WH Smith brand and their business expertise as an international leading news, books and convenience operator. The King Power Group has over 25 years’ travel retail business presence in Asia and we are well placed to develop the WH Smith business in Singapore.”

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