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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

May 17 2018

Instacart faces new challenge with Kroger/Ocado tie-up

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK U.S. grocery delivery company Instacart suffered a new setback on Thursday when Kroger Co , one of its major U.S. customers, announced a partnership with British automated online grocery service Ocado Group Plc .

May 17 2018

Instacart faces new challenge with Kroger/Ocado tie-up

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK U.S. grocery delivery company Instacart suffered a new setback on Thursday when Kroger Co , one of its major U.S. customers, announced a partnership with British automated online grocery service Ocado Group Plc .

May 17 2018

Nordstrom same-store sales miss estimates, shares sink

Upscale department store operator Nordstrom Inc's shares dropped more than 7 percent on Thursday after the retailer reported same-store sales that missed analysts' estimates including a weak quarter for its shoe business.

May 16 2018

Macy's lifts forecast, says 'every week was good' in first quarter

Macy's Inc raised its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday and reported better-than-expected quarterly and same-store sales, helped by strong international tourism spending, a new loyalty program and a greater assortment of products offered in stores. | Video

May 11 2018

Nestle falls behind as millennials warm up to frozen meals

Solon, OHIO At Nestle's $50 million research center outside Cleveland, food technicians and packaging experts set out three years ago to remake its frozen food lineup and appeal more to busy, health-conscious adults in their 20s and 30s. | Video

May 11 2018

RPT-FOCUS-Nestle falls behind as millennials warm up to frozen meals

Solon, OHIO, May 11 At Nestle's $50 million research center outside Cleveland, food technicians and packaging experts set out three years ago to remake its frozen food lineup and appeal more to busy, health-conscious adults in their 20s and 30s.

May 04 2018

VF shares dive as investors worry jeans still a 'pain point'

NEW YORK VF Corp shares slid as much as 4.5 percent on Friday as Wall Street worried about profit margins for the jeans business, with major customer Walmart Inc turning more toward private labels.

Apr 24 2018

Supervalu to sell eight U.S. distribution centers after activist pressure

U.S. supermarket operator Supervalu Inc said on Tuesday it would sell eight of its distribution centers to an undisclosed buyer for about $483 million following pressure from activist shareholders, sending its shares up 3.5 percent.

Apr 18 2018

As Bon-Ton liquidates, U.S. department stores vie for its shoppers

Bon-Ton Stores Inc won court approval on Wednesday for a bid to wind down its operations, clearing the way for one of the largest U.S. department store chains to begin selling everything from its store inventory to leases and fixtures.

Apr 06 2018

China trade dispute could slam U.S. retailers

NEW YORK The Trump administration's trade dispute with Beijing could slam U.S. retailers if tariffs are implemented and lead to higher prices or a shortage of merchandise.

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