About Jessica Clark

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

2019 Articles

Aberdeen Standard offloads largest property fund asset
Aberdeen Standard offloads largest property fund asset
Aberdeen Standard Investments has offloaded the biggest asset in its property fund following a spike in investor redemptions.  The asset [...]
December 11, 2019
Mike Lynch $5bn fraud trial enters final stages
Mike Lynch $5bn fraud trial enters final stages
British businessman Mike Lynch will face renewed scrutiny tomorrow as Hewlett-Packard kicks off its closing submissions in a $5.1bn fraud [...]
December 11, 2019
Supercuts secures rescue deal
Supercuts secures rescue deal
Budget hair salon chain Supercuts has secured a rescue deal, in a move that will save more than 1,000 jobs. [...]
December 11, 2019
Amazon's Deliveroo investment raises competition concerns, watchdog finds
Amazon's Deliveroo investment raises competition concerns, watchdog finds
Amazon’s proposed investment in food delivery platform Deliveroo has been thrown off course after the competition watchdog said the deal [...]
December 11, 2019
Amazon strengthens dominance of UK e-commerce market
Amazon strengthens dominance of UK e-commerce market
Online retail giant Amazon increased its dominance of the UK e-commerce market this year, according to the latest research.  Amazon [...]
December 10, 2019
Online retailer Koovs on brink of administration after failing to secure £6.5m funding
Online retailer Koovs on brink of administration after failing to secure £6.5m funding
India-focused online retailer Koovs announced it has applied for administration this afternoon after its biggest shareholder Future Lifestyle Fashions refused [...]
December 10, 2019
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods makes interim CFO permanent
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods makes interim CFO permanent
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has appointed Duncan Leggett as its permanent chief financial officer after he took on the [...]
December 10, 2019
Debenhams strengthens board as department store implements rescue plan
Debenhams strengthens board as department store implements rescue plan
Beleaguered department store Debenhams has appointed the former boss of Argos as a non-executive director in order to strengthen its [...]
December 10, 2019
Second Home co-founder to step down after US costs overrun
Second Home co-founder to step down after US costs overrun
The co-founder of shared office start-up Second Home is stepping down after costs over ran at the company’s first US [...]
December 10, 2019
Turtle Bay's profit dives in challenging casual dining market
Turtle Bay's profit dives in challenging casual dining market
Caribbean-style restaurant chain Turtle Bay suffered a sharp drop in profit in its last trading period, following a pattern seen [...]
December 10, 2019
Where Co-op will open 30 new stores before Christmas
Where Co-op will open 30 new stores before Christmas
Co-op is aiming to open 30 new stores in the run-up to Christmas, as it invests £25m in sites at [...]
December 10, 2019
Just Eat rejects increased Prosus takeover bid
Just Eat rejects increased Prosus takeover bid
Food delivery platform Just Eat has rejected an increased takeover bid from Prosus, saying the offer still “significantly undervalues” the [...]
December 10, 2019
Shoppers to spend more than £4bn at independent shops over festive season
Shoppers to spend more than £4bn at independent shops over festive season
Small retailers are set to enjoy a £4.4bn spending boost over the festive season as Christmas shoppers plan to support [...]
December 10, 2019
M&S shares jump after Goldman Sachs hikes rating
M&S shares jump after Goldman Sachs hikes rating
Shares in Marks & Spencer jumped this morning after investment bank Goldman Sachs hiked its stock rating following improvement in [...]
December 9, 2019