Who we are

Smiths News is the UK's leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler.

Working on behalf of all major national and regional publishers, we distribute a huge range of print media to 24,000 customers, ranging from large general retailers to smaller independent newsagents. We use our extensive network of distribution centres to provide an efficient, friendly and professional service to all our customers, no matter their size or where they are located.

We operate in the world’s fastest and most complex supply chains, offering our customers a wide range of services to maximise sales and make selling easy. Our core services include newspaper and magazine deliveries, collecting and processing returns, managing retail ranges, and providing market insight to forecast demand and minimise waste.


Our strategy

To deliver service excellence, operational efficiency and seek new opportunities to diversify our revenues.

Market positioning

We provide our customers with an efficient and seamless route to market.

What we do

We work around the clock, 364 days of the year.

Our values

Our values are at the heart of everything we do.

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Our heritage

Company structure

Our strategy