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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.

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Toys'R'Us collapse to hit Hasbro holiday sales

Hasbro Inc warned of holiday season fallout from the Toys'R'Us bankruptcy, issuing a weaker-than-expected forecast on Monday that sent the toy maker's shares down 10 percent. | Video

Sep 28 2017

Kellogg's CEO Bryant steps down, Nature's Bounty exec to take over

Kellogg Co replaced chief executive John Bryant with food industry veteran Steven Cahillane on Thursday as the world's largest cereal maker continues efforts to halt two-and-a-half years of declining sales.

Sep 28 2017

Mattel seeks Pokemon-style boost from new HotWheels game

Mattel and tech company Osmo will launch an augmented reality version of Hotwheels toy cars on Thursday that seeks to duplicate the worldwide success of smartphone app Pokemon Go.

Sep 20 2017

General Mills profit misses as U.S. yogurt sales sour

General Mills Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit as yogurt and cereal sales declined in North America, sending the company's shares down 9 percent to their lowest levels in nearly two years.

Sep 19 2017

Retailers boost holiday hires in stores to help tackle online sales

Major retailers are looking to stimulate anemic sales by hiring thousands of more workers this holiday season to improve customer service on their sales floors and handle the fast-growing use of their stores to fulfill online orders.

Sep 15 2017

Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year

(In Sept. 14 story, corrects paragraph 6 to say Radial, not retailers, will hire more workers. Also clarifies Radial's description) | Video

Sep 15 2017

Footwear retailer Aerosoles files for bankruptcy

Women's shoe chain Aerosoles Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday with a plan to close most of its stores and focus on its wholesale, e-commerce and international businesses, becoming the latest casualty in the struggling U.S. retail sector.

Sep 13 2017

Target to hire 100,000 for holiday season rush

Target Corp said on Wednesday it would hire 100,000 workers for the holiday season, up 43 percent from last year, as the retailer pulls out all the stops to build on its recent uptick in sales. | Video

Sep 08 2017

Target slashes prices on thousands of items, shares falter

Target Corp said on Friday that it lowered prices on thousands of items, from cereal to baby formula, further hurting retail stocks already pressured by Kroger Co's disappointing quarterly results spurred by price cuts.

Aug 31 2017

Campbell Soup says 2018 to be difficult, warns of sales drop

Campbell Soup Co posted quarterly earnings below Wall Street estimates and warned fiscal 2018 sales could decline as the company was unable to reach an agreement with a key customer for a promotional program ahead of the holiday season.

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