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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

Oct 20 2017

John Lewis winning in challenging market, boss says

OXFORD, England John Lewis, Britain's largest department store operator, is outperforming a challenging market as it approaches the key Christmas trading period, its boss said on Friday.

Oct 17 2017

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin warns on profit after attacks deter Britons

LONDON Shares in Merlin Entertainments , operator of tourist attractions such as London's Madame Tussauds waxworks, tumbled around 20 percent on Tuesday after the company warned on profits after a series of militant attacks in Britain.

Oct 04 2017

Dividend return and credit rating hint bolster Tesco's recovery

LONDON Britain's Tesco said it would pay a dividend for the first time in three years and was close to getting its debt back to investment grade status, signaling further progress in its recovery from crisis under Chief Executive Dave Lewis. | Video

Sep 29 2017

Former Tesco executives pressured staff 'to cook books', court told

LONDON Three former executives of Britain's biggest retailer Tesco abused their positions of trust to encourage the manipulation of profit figures, lied to auditors and misled the stock market, prosecutors told a London court on Friday.

Sep 28 2017

McDonald faces tough task to look good in M&S fashion

LONDON Jill McDonald picks up something of a poisoned chalice when she starts as boss of clothing at Marks & Spencer on Monday, with little room to maneuver as she tackles one of the biggest jobs in British retailing on her first foray into fashion.

Sep 25 2017

Aldi sticks with UK expansion despite profit fall

LONDON Aldi is pressing on with its expansion in Britain despite a third straight year of falling profits there, the German discount supermarket group said on Monday, signalling no let up in the pressure on UK rivals.

Sep 21 2017

UK Co-Operative's move to share wealth hits profit

LONDON Britain's Co-Operative Group , the mutually-owned supermarkets to funerals group, said a move to step-up rewards for members and their local communities hit first half profit.

Sep 20 2017

Kingfisher cautious on second half after profit rise

LONDON Kingfisher , Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported an unexpected rise in first-half profit while taking a cautious view on the second half, given the economic and competitive backdrop in Britain and France.

Sep 19 2017

Ocado's rising costs give ammunition to sceptics

LONDON British online grocer Ocado warned that additional investment in developing its distribution centres would increase short term costs, sending its shares lower.

Sep 14 2017

Slower sales growth dents Morrisons shares despite profit rise

LONDON Slowing sales growth at Morrisons sent its shares down as much as 7 percent on Thursday, despite rising profit and its chief executive saying the British supermarket chain's turnaround is on track.

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