About Jessica Clark

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

September 2019 articles

New Look sales drop due to ‘unseasonable’ weather
New Look sales drop due to ‘unseasonable’ weather
New Look sales plunged in the first quarter as the retailer battled challenging high street conditions. The figures Core like-for-like sales [...]
September 11, 2019
Warehouse and Oasis staff face redundancy as retailer cuts costs
Warehouse and Oasis staff face redundancy as retailer cuts costs
Warehouse and Oasis staff are under threat of redundancy as the retailer attempts to slash costs in a further blow [...]
September 10, 2019
Mike Ashley to face shareholder anger at Sports Direct meeting
Mike Ashley to face shareholder anger at Sports Direct meeting
Retail tycoon Mike Ashley is preparing to face frustrated Sports Direct shareholders at a meeting tomorrow following a turbulent year [...]
September 10, 2019
‘Customers aren’t ready’: Sainsbury’s ends till-free store pilot at Holborn branch
‘Customers aren’t ready’: Sainsbury’s ends till-free store pilot at Holborn branch
Sainsbury’s has said not all customers are ready for a till-free store as it ended a smartphone-only pilot scheme at [...]
September 10, 2019
Oasis and Warehouse buy London menswear website
Oasis and Warehouse buy London menswear website
The Oasis and Warehouse group has moved into menswear for the first time with the acquisition of a London-based online [...]
September 10, 2019
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma steps down
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma steps down
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma will retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant today, marking the occasion with a huge farewell party.  [...]
September 10, 2019
Travelodge ‘super rooms’ boost revenue
Travelodge ‘super rooms’ boost revenue
Travelodge reported boosted revenue in the first half of the year driven by the success of the budget hotel chain’s [...]
September 9, 2019
Primark store expansion plan offsets sales slump
Primark store expansion plan offsets sales slump
Primark is expected to report sales growth in its full-year results driven by the bargain retailer’s store expansion plan. Sales [...]
September 9, 2019
Hot weather fails to heat up high street retail sales in August
Hot weather fails to heat up high street retail sales in August
Bricks and mortar retailers suffered a further blow last month as soaring temperatures failed to heat up high street sales.  [...]
September 6, 2019
British Land files legal challenge against Monsoon Accessorize CVA
British Land files legal challenge against Monsoon Accessorize CVA
British Land has filed a legal challenge against Monsoon Accessorize’s recently agreed rescue plan, which will see the retailer slash [...]
September 5, 2019