About Jessica Clark

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

July 2019 articles

US private equity giant Carlyle abandons partnership structure
US private equity giant Carlyle abandons partnership structure
US private equity giant Carlyle is abandoning its publicly-traded partnership structure to become a corporation in a move to improve [...]
July 31, 2019
Body found in search for Indian coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha
Body found in search for Indian coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha
The body of missing Indian coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha has been found near a river on the outskirts of the [...]
July 31, 2019
McDonald’s trials Fleet Street takeaway store for City workers
McDonald’s trials Fleet Street takeaway store for City workers
McDonalds has today launched a trial takeaway-only store in Fleet Street targeting City workers on the move.  The new “grab-and-go” [...]
July 31, 2019
Neil Woodford fund breaches rules after Guernsey delistings
Neil Woodford fund breaches rules after Guernsey delistings
Embattled fund manager Neil Woodford has breached fund restrictions after two of his major investments delisted from the Guernsey stock [...]
July 31, 2019
Taylor Wimpey profits drop due to higher costs
Taylor Wimpey profits drop due to higher costs
Shares in house builder Taylor Wimpey fell more than six per cent this morning as the company reported a drop [...]
July 31, 2019
Just Eat profits plunge 98 per cent on delivery investment
Just Eat profits plunge 98 per cent on delivery investment
Just Eat saw profits plummet in the first half of this year due to investment in its delivery platform, however [...]
July 31, 2019
Next leads FTSE 100 as it ups profit forecast after sales boost
Next leads FTSE 100 as it ups profit forecast after sales boost
High street retailer Next announced this morning it expects to make more profit this year than previously forecast after a [...]
July 31, 2019
Travis Perkins confirms Wickes demerger plans
Travis Perkins confirms Wickes demerger plans
Travis Perkins has confirmed that it is planning to spin-off DIY retailer Wickes as the builders merchant revealed it made [...]
July 31, 2019
Government urged to act to secure ‘home ownership dream’
Government urged to act to secure ‘home ownership dream’
The government has been urged to act to help first-time buyers as new forecasts revealed that by 2026 just a [...]
July 31, 2019
Shop prices fall as retailers tempt customers with discounts
Shop prices fall as retailers tempt customers with discounts
Shop prices fell this month as retailers attempted to attract reluctant customers with heavy discounting.  Prices deflated by 0.1 per [...]
July 31, 2019