About Jessica Clark

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

August 2019 articles

Soaring temperatures fail to heat up July high street sales
Soaring temperatures fail to heat up July high street sales
Soaring temperatures failed to lift high street sales last month but benefited online stores as consumers turned to fast fashion [...]
August 9, 2019
Derwent London sells Clerkenwell office block for £103m
Derwent London sells Clerkenwell office block for £103m
Property developer Derwent London has exchanged contracts to sell The Buckley Building in Clerkenwell for £103m, the company announced as [...]
August 8, 2019
Adidas pledges to fix supply issues after missing sales forecast
Adidas pledges to fix supply issues after missing sales forecast
Sportswear giant Adidas promised to fix supply shortages in North America it missed sales and profit expectations in the second [...]
August 8, 2019
Ex-Greene King chief exec pockets £850,000 after quitting
Ex-Greene King chief exec pockets £850,000 after quitting
Former Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand received a pay out of £850,000 after he quit the pub chain.  The [...]
August 8, 2019
Restaurants eat into retailers’ high street share
Restaurants eat into retailers’ high street share
Retailers are being edged out of the high street following a spike in change of use requests to convert shops [...]
August 8, 2019
Ocado reveals fire-fighting robot after robot factory blaze
Ocado reveals fire-fighting robot after robot factory blaze
Online supermarket Ocado has filed a patent for a fire-fighting robot as the grocer seeks to improve fire safety at [...]
August 8, 2019
New Debenhams CEO has ‘clear plan’ to save department store chain
New Debenhams CEO has ‘clear plan’ to save department store chain
Restructuring expert Stefaan Vansteenkiste said he has a “clear plan” to save Debenhams after the retailer confirmed his appointment as [...]
August 8, 2019
Debenhams chairman to step down as restructuring expert appointed chief exec
Debenhams chairman to step down as restructuring expert appointed chief exec
Debenhams chairman Terry Duddy is preparing to step down next month as the beleaguered department store’s owners appoint a restructuring [...]
August 7, 2019
Recruitment firm Pagegroup boosts profit despite challenging market
Recruitment firm Pagegroup boosts profit despite challenging market
Recruitment company Pagegroup reported an increase in profit in the first half of the year despite challenging markets in the [...]
August 7, 2019
Jack Wills stores at risk as Sports Direct kicks off landlord negotiations
Jack Wills stores at risk as Sports Direct kicks off landlord negotiations
Sports Direct has begun to negotiate with landlords over rent cuts at Jack Wills stores, which could see some branches [...]
August 7, 2019