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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 10 2017

Online sales jump encourages IKEA to think outside the box

STOCKHOLM Fast-growing online sales are helping to convince IKEA Group to step up its investment in digital technology and look beyond its traditional model of selling cheap furniture from huge out-of-town stores.

Oct 09 2017

We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobel

STOCKHOLM/CHICAGO U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularize the idea of "nudging" people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. | Video

Oct 03 2017

U.S. trio win Nobel for finding Einstein's gravitational waves

STOCKHOLM/LONDON Three U.S. scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era of astronomy by detecting gravitational waves, ripples in space and time foreseen by Albert Einstein a century ago. | Video

Sep 28 2017

Price cuts to clear summer stock hurt H&M margins

STOCKHOLM H&M is falling short of its sales targets, the boss of the world's second largest fashion retailer warned on Thursday, after hefty summer discounts reduced quarterly profit by 20 percent. | Video

Sep 15 2017

H&M cuts prices to shift leftover summer clothes

STOCKHOLM Budget fashion group H&M has slashed prices to shift unsold summerwear, in the latest sign the Swedish company is struggling to keep pace with rivals as young buyers move online.

Sep 13 2017

Skanska CEO to resign in 2018 after decade at the helm

STOCKHOLM Skanska's Chief Executive Johan Karlstrom will step down in April 2018 after a decade at the helm of the Swedish construction company that built the bridge linking Sweden and Denmark.

Jul 17 2017

H&M scraps monthly sales figures but promises more transparency

STOCKHOLM Swedish fashion group H&M will start holding capital market days, breaking with tradition and yielding to investor pressure although it also said it would stop posting monthly sales figures.

Jun 29 2017

H&M says will struggle to hit annual sales target

STOCKHOLM Swedish fashion retailer H&M will struggle to hit its sales target this year after falling short in the first half and as key markets such as China and the United States remain challenging, it said on Thursday. | Video

Jun 07 2017

What does a CEO look like? New female 'Foundation 500' list challenges stereotypes

STOCKHOLM From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was launched on Thursday to challenge the stereotype of a typical company boss and inspire women globally.

May 24 2017

IKEA Group picks company insider as next CEO in fast-changing market

STOCKHOLM IKEA Group has promoted company veteran Jesper Brodin to take over as chief executive as it steps up efforts to integrate its furniture stores and online business.

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