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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Aug 22 2017

Paris revels in tourism surge, but cautious after Barcelona

PARIS Paris is on track to welcome more tourists this year than ever before after a bumper first half, a senior official said, though some would-be visitors might think again after the Barcelona attack. | Video

Jul 27 2017

Gucci revamp, YSL strength help Kering beat forecasts

PARIS French luxury group Kering delivered a forecast-beating rise in first-half operating profit on Thursday after a successful revival of its biggest brand, Italy's Gucci, and a strong showing by fashion house Yves Saint Laurent.

Jul 26 2017

LVMH gives cautious outlook after robust first half results

PARIS LVMH , the world's biggest luxury group, cautioned on Wednesday that an uncertain economic climate meant its second half results may not match its sterling performance in the first six months of the year.

Jul 26 2017

Germany's Ceconomy enters France with $526 million Fnac Darty stake

BERLIN/PARIS German consumer electronics retailer Ceconomy will become the largest shareholder in French music and book retailer Fnac Darty , marking its entry into France just weeks after it was spun off from Metro.

Jul 25 2017

Services group Edenred eyes higher 2017 profit despite tough Brazil conditions

PARIS French prepaid meal voucher and card provider group Edenred predicted on Tuesday a rise in full year 2017 operating profit, after strong first-half growth in Europe and in spite of tough conditions in Brazil.

Jul 25 2017

Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel keeps profit goals despite Brexit

PARIS Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel said on Tuesday that the outlook for the British economy remained positive despite Brexit, as it kept its forecasts for more profit and dividend growth for this year and next.

Jul 20 2017

Remy Cointreau cautious on profit outlook despite sales surge

PARIS Remy Cointreau struck a cautious note on its profit outlook due to planned investments on Thursday, although the French drinks company exceeded market forecasts with its first-quarter sales.

Jul 11 2017

Fosun says still eyeing stake in France's Compagnie des Alpes

PARIS Chinese conglomerate Fosun is still in talks to buy a stake in French ski resorts and amusement parks operator Compagnie des Alpes and also has a few French consumer goods companies on its radar, Senior Vice-President Jim Jiannong Qian said on Tuesday.

Jul 06 2017

Carrefour second-quarter sales growth accelerates as France improves

PARIS Carrefour reported an improved second quarter performance on Thursday, in a further sign the turnaround strategy of outgoing boss Georges Plassat had helped revive the world's second-largest retailer.

Jul 05 2017

Hoteliers welcome Paris decision forcing Airbnb hosts to register rentals

PARIS French hoteliers cheered on Wednesday a Paris City Council decision making it mandatory from December for people renting their apartments on short-term rental websites such as Airbnb to register their property with the town hall.

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