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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

Jul 10 2018

Old fashion: Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

PARIS/NEW YORK Second-hand fashion, once confined to thrift stores, is outstripping sales growth in the primary luxury goods sector, helping market leader The RealReal expand its business and prompting international labels to look at tie-ups.

Jun 11 2018

Kate Spade items fly off virtual thrift shop shelves after designer's death

(Corrects spelling of "ThreadUP" to "thredUP" in second to last paragraph.)

May 31 2018

Special Report: In Louisiana jail, deaths mount as mental health pleas unheeded

EAST BATON ROUGE, La. The East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, a squat brick building with low-slung ceilings and walls sometimes smeared with feces, is the face of a paradigm shift: penitentiaries as mental health care providers. Across the United States thousands of jails are sheltering a wave of inmates accused of crimes and serving time while suffering from illnesses ranging from depression to schizophrenia. | Video

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.

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