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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

Nov 16 2017

Services group Sodexo eyes more sales growth, but shares fall on weak margin guidance

PARIS French facilities management and vouchers group Sodexo said its cost reduction plan was on track and expressed confidence it could accelerate sales growth, although its shares fell on disappointment over its margin guidance.

Nov 16 2017

Bouygues shares rise as Bouygues Telecom raises profitability goals

PARIS French conglomerate Bouygues reported a forecast-beating 37 percent jump in nine-month operating profits, driven by a robust performance at its telecoms arm, which raised its forecasts and helped to send Bouygues shares higher.

Nov 15 2017

Services group Sodexo buys Centerplate to strengthen U.S. presence

PARIS France's Sodexo is buying Centerplate, a U.S. company that provides food and hospitality services at sports, convention and entertainment venues, for $675 million in cash to raise its profile in the U.S. sports and leisure market.

Nov 14 2017

Carrefour pushes back turnaround plan release to January

PARIS French retail giant Carrefour said on Tuesday it had pushed back to Jan. 23 the presentation of its turnaround plan, saying it wanted to avoid disrupting its business over the Christmas season.

Nov 14 2017

Carrefour pushes back turnaround plan release to January

PARIS, Nov 14 French retail giant Carrefour said on Tuesday it had pushed back to Jan. 23 the presentation of its turnaround plan, saying it wanted to avoid disrupting its business over the Christmas season.

Nov 14 2017

Airbnb puts automatic rental cap on central Paris offers

PARIS Short-term rental website Airbnb, which has been challenging traditional hotel operators such as Accor and Marriott, said it would automatically cap the number of days its hosts can rent their property each year in central Paris.

Nov 13 2017

Carrefour plays down report of delay in revival plan

PARIS French retail giant Carrefour , under mounting pressure from traditional rivals as well as new competitors like Amazon, sought to reassure investors that its plan to turn around its business was on track following a report of a delay.

Nov 09 2017

AccorHotels drops booking service for independent hoteliers

PARIS AccorHotels, Europe's largest hotel group, said on Thursday it would pull the plug on an online service that enables independent hotels to offer rooms on its booking website because the scheme had failed to meet expectations.

Nov 07 2017

Carrefour France's new head to meet Works Council this month

PARIS Pascal Clouzard, the new head of Carrefour France, will be quizzed about plans to revive the retailer's fortunes when he attends a meeting of the Works Council for France on Nov. 23, a union official said on Tuesday.

Nov 06 2017

Video shows Muddy Waters encounter with man it links to Casino

NEW YORK A new video shows a man accused of impersonating a Wall Street Journal reporter in an effort to uncover information from prominent short-seller Muddy Waters and allegedly learn more about its strategy toward French retailer Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA.

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