About Jessica Clark

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

July 2019 articles

Renter demand soars after tenant fee ban
Renter demand soars after tenant fee ban
Tenant demand soared in June as renters rushed to secure new properties following the introduction of new rules to ban [...]
July 19, 2019
Waitrose offloads stores risking hundreds of jobs
Waitrose offloads stores risking hundreds of jobs
Waitrose is set to close three stores and sell a further four, putting hundreds of jobs at risk, the supermarket [...]
July 18, 2019
Post Office appoints ex-Nisa boss Nick Read as chief executive
Post Office appoints ex-Nisa boss Nick Read as chief executive
The Post Office has appointed consumer business veteran Nick Read as its new group chief executive.  Read will join the [...]
July 18, 2019
Debenhams prepares to ask lenders for extra £50m lifeline
Debenhams prepares to ask lenders for extra £50m lifeline
Debenhams is preparing to ask lenders for an additional £50m lifeline as it approaches the critical Christmas trading period.  The [...]
July 18, 2019
Asos profit warning: Three factors behind online retailer’s fall from grace
Asos profit warning: Three factors behind online retailer’s fall from grace
Shares in fast fashion retailer Asos plummeted this morning as the online marketplace warned that profits will be lower than [...]
July 18, 2019
Slug and Lettuce owner Stonegate Pub Company to pay £1.3bn for Ei Group
Slug and Lettuce owner Stonegate Pub Company to pay £1.3bn for Ei Group
Slug and Lettuce owner Stonegate Pubs announced this morning it has bought Ei Group, the largest owner and operator of [...]
July 18, 2019
Michel Barnier: UK will ‘face consequences’ of no-deal Brexit
Michel Barnier: UK will ‘face consequences’ of no-deal Brexit
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned that the UK will have to “face the consequences” if it ends up [...]
July 18, 2019
Premier Foods pay report passes despite shareholder anger
Premier Foods pay report passes despite shareholder anger
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods passed its executive pay recommendations this afternoon despite frustrated shareholders’ anger at the state of [...]
July 17, 2019
Tory MP slams ‘con-artist’ Persimmon over Help to Buy faults
Tory MP slams ‘con-artist’ Persimmon over Help to Buy faults
A Conservative MP has branded property developer Persimmon a group of “crooks, cowboys and con-artists” after faults emerged in Help [...]
July 17, 2019
Elon Musk reveals plans to connect human brains to computers
Elon Musk reveals plans to connect human brains to computers
Billionaire Elon Musk yesterday revealed plans to develop technology to allow human brains to connect with computers.  Secretive “brain-machine interface” [...]
July 17, 2019