The newsagent's positive results seem rare amid many other high street negative results. WH SMith’s full-year profits rose by 8% this year to £121m, which outpaced the average on the high street.
WH Smith said Clarke's pay packet is still 20% lower than peer groups'. According to the Telegraph, Clarke's payout still sits less than M&S boss Marc Bolland’s reported £2m.
In case you missed it...two longer reads
This month we looked at new economic models and how marketing fits into a future of potential postcapitalism. Read all our insights and news from the theme in one place.
Lidl's marketing and advertising director, Arnd Pickhardt, scooped the Marketers' Marketer of the Year award after being voted in overwhelmingly by elite industry players in Marketing's Power 100.
If you watch one video today...
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