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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

Feb 20 2018

Asda underperforms rivals in Christmas quarter

LONDON Asda, the British supermarket arm of Walmart , underperformed its main rivals over the Christmas quarter, reporting only a small rise in underlying sales despite industry inflation.

Feb 07 2018

Britain's Tesco faces record $5.6 billion equal pay claim

LONDON Supermarket group Tesco is facing a potential bill of up to 4 billion pounds ($5.6 billion) in a record equal pay claim involving mainly women workers at its British stores, according to the law firm pursuing the case. | Video

Feb 06 2018

Tesco fraud trial abandoned after defendant's heart attack

LONDON The fraud trial of three former Tesco directors has been abandoned after one of them suffered a heart attack more than four months into the high-profile case.

Feb 06 2018

Investment to hold back Ocado's earnings growth

LONDON British online supermarket Ocado warned on Tuesday that investment would put the brake on earnings this year and said it was raising around 150 million pounds by selling new shares.

Feb 05 2018

Booker boss Wilson to run Tesco's British business

LONDON Tesco , Britain's biggest retailer, said Booker boss Charles Wilson would stay on and run its entire UK business once it completes the 3.7 billion pounds ($5.2 billion) takeover of the wholesaler.

Jan 25 2018

ASOS hits fashion sweet spot of rising online demand

LONDON British online fashion retailer ASOS beat expectations for sales growth over Christmas and said it sees potential for e-commerce to expand to as much as 40 percent of all clothing sales in developed markets.

Jan 22 2018

Dixons Carphone enjoys strong Christmas before executive exodus

LONDON Britain's Dixons Carphone , battling a fall in profit and set to lose its two top executives, beat forecasts for Christmas trading, helped by market share gains in electricals and demand for the new iPhone.

Jan 19 2018

Weak start to 2018 floors UK retailer Carpetright

LONDON Britain's biggest floor coverings retailer Carpetright lost almost half of its stock market value on Friday after it warned on full-year profit, blaming a post-Christmas drop in sales on waning consumer confidence.

Jan 18 2018

AB Foods' sugar outlook soured by lower EU prices

LONDON Associated British Foods warned on Thursday that revenue and profit from its sugar business would fall more than previously forecast in 2017-18 because of lower prices across the European Union, sending its shares lower.

Jan 11 2018

Britain's M&S feels heat from mild October as sales stumble

LONDON Marks & Spencer's clothes and sales fell in the last quarter of 2017, hampering the British retailer's latest attempt at a corporate turnaround and knocking its shares.

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