Qatar firm inks deal to launch WH Smith bookshops
Qatar's Al Meera Holding said on Monday it has entered into a
franchise agreement with the UK's WH Smith Travel Ltd to operate
book shops in the Gulf state.
Under the agreement, Al Meera Holding has been granted the
exclusive rights to establish and operate bookstores under the WH
Smith brand in Qatar, state news agency QNA said.
It did not say how many WH Smith shops it would be opening in
the Gulf state or when the first outlet would open.
WH Smith is one of the UK's leading retailers and is made up of
two core businesses - Travel and High Street.
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