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

People everywhere depend on us to deliver the important things that make life easier and more enjoyable. Thanks to us, people know more, do more and live more – every day.

Delivering excellence and efficiency is in our blood. We are always at the forefront of our industry. We have been since our very first days. Our teams go further, when others choose to stop – refusing to accept the impossible, and striving to deliver the highest standards in everything we do. We are ambitious about our future.

We are Smiths News. 


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With over 200 years in the business we can provide helpful and friendly advice to improve your profitability.
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Our nightly miracle

We work around the clock to deliver 40m newspapers and 14m magazines each week via the world’s fastest supply chain.

Our distribution network

With a nationwide distribution network, we are likely to be closer than you think. We make more than 200,000 tracked deliveries each week from our 43 distribution centres.

Latest news Smiths News wins four RoSPA gold awards


Smiths News wins four gold awards for commitment to health and safety

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