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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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Sep 07 2017

Amazon opens bidding to cities for $5 billion 'HQ2', a second headquarters

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would build a $5 billion second headquarters in North America, kicking off a competition between cities and states to offer tax cuts and incentives that could bring 50,000 new jobs. | Video

Sep 07 2017

Home Depot, Lowe's ship emergency material to Florida ahead of hurricane

CHICAGO Home improvement retailers Home Depot Inc and Lowe's Inc said on Wednesday they have started shipping emergency material to Florida in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, even as they continue recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

Sep 06 2017

MOVES-Starbucks' new No.2 starts job by brewing coffee

CHICAGO, Sept 6 Before taking on her new role as Starbucks Corp's second in command, Rosalind Brewer got hands-on experience brewing coffee at company cafes to get an idea how the world's biggest coffee seller could better serve customers.

Sep 06 2017

Home Depot, Lowe's start shipping emergency material to Florida ahead of hurricane

CHICAGO, Sept 6 Home improvement retailers Home Depot Inc and Lowe's Inc said on Wednesday they have started shipping emergency material to Florida in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, even as they continue recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

Sep 06 2017

Wal-Mart starts holiday layaway program amid slow toy sales

CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc has begun its holiday layaway program as it hopes to cash-in early on demand for gifts like toys, which saw slower sales growth industry-wide last December and has struggled to pick up so far this year.

Aug 31 2017

As Harvey gained fury, Home Depot raced to respond

Almost three days before Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, hardware retailer Home Depot Inc received an alert from a weather service and activated its disaster-response plan to get supplies to those in the storm's path, while turning a profit, too. | Video

Aug 31 2017

As Harvey gained fury, Home Depot raced to respond

Almost three days before Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, hardware retailer Home Depot Inc received an alert from a weather service and activated its disaster-response plan to get supplies to those in the storm's path, while turning a profit, too. | Video

Aug 17 2017

Wal-Mart's profit margins fall; quarterly outlook disappoints

CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc warned on Thursday that this quarter's earnings could miss Wall Street's estimates as the world's biggest retailer struggles with falling margins due to price-cutting and heavy spending on its e-commerce operations. | Video

Aug 14 2017

Aldi enters grocery delivery in partnership with Instacart

CHICAGO German grocery chain Aldi Inc [ALDIEI.UL] said on Sunday it has partnered with Instacart Inc to deliver groceries in three U.S. cities, a move that comes amid intense competition and disruption in the industry. | Video

Jul 31 2017

Wal-Mart shuffles U.S. leadership teams in food, merchandising

CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced changes to its food leadership team in an internal memo, as it prepares for increased competition with grocery rivals and remains caught in a price war.

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