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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

Aug 16 2018

Henkel trims profit outlook on emerging market currency woes

BERLIN German consumer goods company Henkel lowered its full-year earnings forecast after weak emerging market currencies and costlier raw materials dented quarterly results, sending its share price down 3 percent.

Aug 09 2018

Adidas shares jump as North America growth outpaces Nike

BERLIN Adidas reported strong second-quarter results on Thursday, as its sales growth outpaced rival Nike in North America where new styles are proving popular even as the German sportswear brand stagnated in western Europe. | Video

Aug 07 2018

Zalando trims profit outlook as heatwave cools fashion demand

BERLIN Europe's biggest pure online fashion retailer Zalando on Tuesday trimmed its full-year sales and profit outlook after the hot summer hit demand for some clothing ranges and a rise in shopping on mobile phones devices cut average transaction size.

Jul 26 2018

Retailers set sights on Facebook, Google ad revenue

BERLIN/CHICAGO People with hay fever hate dust. That was the premise of a marketing drive launched by British vacuum cleaner maker Dyson with U.S. retailer Target Corp.

Jul 26 2018

Puma wrongfooted by 'ugly' sneaker trend

ZURICH Puma had to scramble to respond to a sudden trend for oversized, chunky sneakers in the last few months, the chief executive said on Thursday, as the German sportswear maker dashed hopes for another hike to its earnings guidance.

Jun 27 2018

Short on workers, German companies offer more employee flexibility

BERLIN German companies are so desperate to attract staff that they are falling over themselves to offer perks such as long holidays, shorter hours, flexible shifts and sabbaticals, even though employees here already work the fewest hours in the developed world.

Jun 27 2018

Short on workers, German companies offer more employee flexibility

BERLIN German companies are so desperate to attract staff that they are falling over themselves to offer perks such as long holidays, shorter hours, flexible shifts and sabbaticals, even though employees here already work the fewest hours in the developed world.

Jun 19 2018

Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging workforce

BERLIN Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick. Those are some attitudes about older workers that carmaker Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel as Germany grapples with the challenges of an aging society.

Jun 13 2018

Why are grocery retailers teaming up with tech giants?

BERLIN France’s Carrefour announced a deal this week with Google to boost its online shopping business. It is the latest in a string of partnerships between traditional food retailers and tech companies as grocery ecommerce takes off.

Jun 06 2018

Uber jumps into Europe's crowded bike-sharing market

BERLIN Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. | Video

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