WH Smith Plc engages in the operation of retail and online business stores. It operates through the following segments: Travel and High Street. The Travel segment retails a range of products such as food; drink and confectionery; travel accessories and souvenirs; and reading materials mainly in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, and workplaces to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. The High Street segment sells books; stationery including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting; and news and impulse products including newspapers, magazines, confectionery, and drinks. The company was founded by Henry Walton Smith and Anna Smith in 1792 and is headquartered in Swindon, the United Kingdom.