First UK InMotion digital accessories store opens at Leeds Bradford Airport


First UK InMotion digital accessories store opens at Leeds Bradford Airport
WHSmith is delighted to announce the opening of InMotion at Leeds Bradford Airport, the first InMotion store in the UK.

InMotion, the highly successful electronics travel retailer, offers a specialised shopping experience with an extensive and dedicated range of the latest headphones, power and technology accessories for the travelling customer.

Acquired by WHSmith in 2018, InMotion is the largest airport-based digital accessories retailer in North America. The launch of the first InMotion store in the UK, offers an exciting retail proposition for WHSmith and Leeds Bradford Airport. InMotion will bring a unique shopping experience along with best-in-class customer service to the 4 million International passengers who pass through the Airport each year.

Toby Keir, Managing Director, WHSmith Travel, commented: “We are excited to bring the successful InMotion brand to UK passengers for the first time. Having partnered with Leeds Bradford Airport for several years, we are proud to take this step with them. Already a staple in digital accessories retail in North America, InMotion will strengthen our presence in UK travel retail and provide a unique shopping experience for our customers.”

Jeremy Smith, President and CEO, InMotion commented: “We are proud to partner with Leeds Bradford Airport in bringing InMotion’s first entry to the UK market with many more to come. By combining best practices from both InMotion and WHSmith, the shopping experience for the Leeds traveller will be first class from a store design, product selection, and customer service perspective.”

Joanna Wild, Chief Commercial Officer, Leeds Bradford Airport, added: “It’s fantastic to welcome a globally recognised brand to open its first UK store here in Yorkshire. We’re committed to continuing to improve the experience of all our passengers and housing a range of exciting retailers Media Release Monday 12 August 2019 is a big part of these plans. Having worked with WHSmith for a long time, we’re confident that InMotion will be a very positive new addition to the airport.”
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