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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

Jul 20 2017

Sears to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon; shares jump

Sears Holdings Corp's shares soared as much as 24 percent after the struggling retailer said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on Amazon.com and integrate the brand's smart gadgets with the online giant's Alexa digital assistant. | Video

Jul 17 2017

Trian takes off the gloves, aiming to put Peltz on P&G's board

Activist investor Nelson Peltz is seeking a seat on Procter & Gamble Co's board, taking public his frustrations with the company's lagging stock price and railing against its "suffocating bureaucracy." | Video

Jul 13 2017

Target's upbeat forecast drives retail stocks higher

Target Corp forecast sales to increase for the first time in five quarters, thanks to improved customer traffic and sales trends, sending its shares up as much as 4.4 percent and pushing retail stocks higher. | Video

Jul 11 2017

Higher prices, healthier snacks drive PepsiCo profit beat

PepsiCo Inc's second-quarter profit topped estimates, as the company sold more higher-margin healthier foods such as baked chips and raised prices on its drinks in North America. | Video

Jun 23 2017

SeaWorld subpoenaed on disclosures about "Blackfish" impact, trading

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said on Friday it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with an investigation over disclosures made about the impact of the "Blackfish" documentary and trading in the company's securities.

Jun 16 2017

Wal-Mart to buy Bonobos, but shares dip on Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it would buy online men's fashion retailer Bonobos Inc for $310 million, in its fourth e-commerce deal in under a year, as it seeks to bridge the gap with e-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc .

Jun 15 2017

Dollar Tree's plans to expand in Canada seen as risky

Dollar Tree Inc's plan to more than quadruple its store count in Canada, as it fights rising competition and slowing sales growth back home, is fraught with risks and will pit it against a formidable rival - market leader Dollarama.

Jun 09 2017

FTC staff to advise blocking Walgreens deal to buy Rite Aid -Capitol Forum

The Federal Trade Commission's staff is prepared to recommend that the agency sue to stop Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc from buying rival drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp, policy news company Capitol Forum reported on Friday.

May 25 2017

Sears surges as cost cuts, asset sale help post profit

Sears Holdings Corp reported its first quarterly profit in nearly two years, as the retailer slashed costs by nearly a third and benefited from the sale of its Craftsman brand, sending its shares surging as much as 32.5 percent. | Video

May 25 2017

Dollar Tree comparable sales miss on tax refund delays

Dollar Tree Inc , the biggest U.S. dollar-store chain operator, reported lower-than-expected quarterly comparable sales on Thursday, as late tax refunds led low-income customers to rein in spending at its Family Dollar stores.

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