About Jessica Clark

Jess Clark is a City A.M. news reporter covering retail and property.

2019 Articles

Bellway shares slump after warning on growth
Bellway shares slump after warning on growth
Shares in house builder Bellway slumped more than five per cent this morning as it warned of a slowdown in [...]
October 15, 2019
First time buyer mortgages hit 12-year high
First time buyer mortgages hit 12-year high
The number of first time buyer mortgage completions in August soared to the highest level since before the financial crisis. [...]
October 15, 2019
Fees fall flat at Hays as uncertainty slows hiring
Fees fall flat at Hays as uncertainty slows hiring
Recruitment firm Hays reported flat net fees in the first quarter as Brexit uncertainty dampened hiring activity in the UK.  [...]
October 15, 2019
Sainsbury's beats rivals to report sales growth
Sainsbury's beats rivals to report sales growth
Sainsbury’s beat its rivals to become the only major UK supermarket to report sales growth in the last 12 weeks. [...]
October 15, 2019
Marston's forecasts lower profit on food sales slump
Marston's forecasts lower profit on food sales slump
Pub operator Marston’s said it expects to post a dip in profit this year due to weakening food sales.  Shares [...]
October 15, 2019
The Office Group buys Chancery House for £100m
The Office Group buys Chancery House for £100m
Flexible workspace provider The Office Group (TOG) has bought Chancery House in a deal worth more than £100m.  The 150,000 [...]
October 14, 2019
London co-living developer aims to raise £650m
London co-living developer aims to raise £650m
The Collective and DTZ Investors are seeking to raise £650m to fund a co-living space boom in London.  Coliv – [...]
October 14, 2019
Fast food chain Leon launches new product range with Sainsbury's
Fast food chain Leon launches new product range with Sainsbury's
Fast food chain Leon has launched a partnership with Sainsbury’s to sell its first range of grocery products.  Customers will [...]
October 14, 2019
Cake Box on track to meet expectations after sales and stores grow
Cake Box on track to meet expectations after sales and stores grow
Cake Box said it expects to meet full-year expectations after sales and store numbers both grew in the first half [...]
October 14, 2019
Laura Ashley shares plunge as finance chief steps down after two decades
Laura Ashley shares plunge as finance chief steps down after two decades
Laura Ashley’s share price plunged more than 26 per cent this morning after the retailer announced its finance director Sean [...]
October 14, 2019