About Jessica Clark

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

2019 Articles

Permanent job appointments fall due to political uncertainty
Permanent job appointments fall due to political uncertainty
The number of permanent job appointments dropped again last month as growth in the demand for staff fell to a [...]
December 6, 2019
High street sales plunge week before Black Friday
High street sales plunge week before Black Friday
High street sales plunged the week before Black Friday as shoppers held out for bargains, according to the latest data. [...]
December 6, 2019
Help to Buy: Most popular London locations for first-time buyers revealed
Help to Buy: Most popular London locations for first-time buyers revealed
South London dominated the most popular locations for Help to Buy home purchases, new research has found after the government [...]
December 6, 2019
Elon Musk defamation trial: Diver refuses to apologise to Tesla founder
Elon Musk defamation trial: Diver refuses to apologise to Tesla founder
Vernon Unsworth, the British cave diver suing Tesla founder Elon Musk for calling him a “pedo guy” on Twitter, refused [...]
December 5, 2019
Former Ofcom boss to advise on Heathrow terminal monopoly probe
Former Ofcom boss to advise on Heathrow terminal monopoly probe
A firm set up by the former boss of Ofcom has been appointed to advise the aviation regulator on whether [...]
December 5, 2019
Moncler shares jump on reports of Kering takeover bid
Moncler shares jump on reports of Kering takeover bid
Shares in high-end coat retailer Moncler jumped this afternoon following reports that Gucci-owner Kering is mulling a takeover bid, despite [...]
December 5, 2019
Tiffany & Co earnings dive as Hong Kong protests hurt sales
Tiffany & Co earnings dive as Hong Kong protests hurt sales
Luxury jewellery maker Tiffany & Co reported a sharp drop in earnings in the third quarter after disruption caused by [...]
December 5, 2019
Competition watchdog urged to review parcel delivery sector
Competition watchdog urged to review parcel delivery sector
The UK competition watchdog has been urged to review the delivery sector after research found consumers have lost £85m due [...]
December 5, 2019
Elon Musk defamation trial: Tesla founder says 'pedo guy' tweet was 'off the cuff'
Elon Musk defamation trial: Tesla founder says 'pedo guy' tweet was 'off the cuff'
Elon Musk insisted that his “pedo guy” Twitter comment directed a British diver involved with the rescue of 12 boys [...]
December 4, 2019
Slack beats expectations in third quarter results
Slack beats expectations in third quarter results
Workplace messaging app Slack beat analyst expectations in its third quarter results, following concerns that the tech firm would fall [...]
December 4, 2019
Expedia bosses quit after clashes over strategy
Expedia bosses quit after clashes over strategy
Expedia chief executive Mark Okerstrom and finance boss Alan Pickerill have quit following disagreements with the board over the travel [...]
December 4, 2019
Governments commit to tech tax despite Trump threats
Governments commit to tech tax despite Trump threats
Governments around the world have reiterated their plans to implement a tax on tech giants, despite threats of retaliation by [...]
December 4, 2019
Clintons secures rescue deal saving 2,500 jobs
Clintons secures rescue deal saving 2,500 jobs
High street card retailer Clintons has secured a pre-pack administration deal to allow it to continue trading through the crucial [...]
December 4, 2019
Edinburgh Woollen Mill posts strong profits ahead of potential Bonmarche deal
Edinburgh Woollen Mill posts strong profits ahead of potential Bonmarche deal
Philip Day’s Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group reported strong profits in its latest financial update as the billionaire businessman eyes potential [...]
December 4, 2019