About Jessica Clark

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

2019 Articles

Landsec swings to first-half loss after retail property values plunge
Landsec swings to first-half loss after retail property values plunge
Landsec swung to a pre-tax loss in the first half of the year after the value of its retail and [...]
November 12, 2019
Retail group urges new government to reform industry
Retail group urges new government to reform industry
A leading retail organisation has ramped up pressure on the next government to reform business rates and the apprenticeship levy [...]
November 12, 2019
FTSE 100 slumps on UK credit rating downgrade as Hong Kong violence hits Asian stocks
FTSE 100 slumps on UK credit rating downgrade as Hong Kong violence hits Asian stocks
The FTSE 100 index slumped this morning after Moody’s downgraded its outlook on the UK’s credit rating, while global stocks [...]
November 11, 2019
Carr's Group beats expectations despite unseasonable weather impact
Carr's Group beats expectations despite unseasonable weather impact
Agriculture and engineering firm Carr’s Group narrowly beat full-year expectations despite the impact of unseasonable weather on its farming business [...]
November 11, 2019
Sainsbury's signs wholesale deal with Australia's Coles
Sainsbury's signs wholesale deal with Australia's Coles
Sainsbury’s has agreed a deal to provide Australian supermarket Coles with own-brand products as the UK grocery giant seeks to [...]
November 11, 2019
Two people in critical condition after violence escalates in Hong Kong
Two people in critical condition after violence escalates in Hong Kong
Two people are in critical condition following another day of violent protests in Hong Kong. A protester was shot by [...]
November 11, 2019
Takeaway.com admits its own offer for Just Eat is not 'particularly appealing'
Takeaway.com admits its own offer for Just Eat is not 'particularly appealing'
Takeaway.com boss Jitse Groen has admitted his firm’s offer for Just Eat is not “particularly appealing” for shareholders, as a [...]
November 11, 2019
On a roll: Greggs upgrades profit forecast again as sales increase
On a roll: Greggs upgrades profit forecast again as sales increase
Greggs has upgraded its profit expectations for the year after the bakery chain reported boosted sales for its latest period.  [...]
November 11, 2019
Christmas adverts 2019: Watch retailers from Argos to M&S and Amazon launch their festive ad campaigns
Christmas adverts 2019: Watch retailers from Argos to M&S and Amazon launch their festive ad campaigns
We might only be a week into November but some of UK’s biggest retailers have already launched their 2019 Christmas [...]
November 8, 2019
Mamas & Papas to shutter stores in pre-pack administration deal
Mamas & Papas to shutter stores in pre-pack administration deal
Maternity retailer Mamas & Papas has called in administrators in order to shutter loss-making stores just days after the collapse [...]
November 8, 2019
Easyjet buys Thomas Cook slots at Gatwick and Bristol for £36m
Easyjet buys Thomas Cook slots at Gatwick and Bristol for £36m
Budget airline Easyjet has bought the take-off and landing slots of collapsed travel company Thomas Cook at London Gatwick and [...]
November 8, 2019
British Airways owner IAG cuts growth forecast
British Airways owner IAG cuts growth forecast
British Airways’ owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) cut its growth forecast for the next few years due to an [...]
November 8, 2019
Royal Mail seeks injunction to block Christmas strike
Royal Mail seeks injunction to block Christmas strike
The Royal Mail is seeking an injunction to prevent staff going on strike during the crucial Christmas trading period and [...]
November 8, 2019
General election announcement hurts October high street sales
General election announcement hurts October high street sales
High street sales plummeted at the end of October despite a healthy start to the month after the announcement that [...]
November 8, 2019