Connect Group Plc engages in the news wholesaling and mixed freight distribution. It operates through the following segments: Smiths News, Dawson Media Direct (DMD), and Tuffnells. The Smiths News segment includes distribution of newspapers and magazines to retailers across England and Wales. The DMD segment supplies newspaper and magazines to airlines and a provider of inflight services. The Tuffnells segment offers a next day business-to-business (B2B) delivery of irregular weight and dimensions consignments. The company was founded on August 31, 2006 and is headquartered in Swindon, the United Kingdom.