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.
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FLORENCE, Italy Italian fashion house Gucci said on Thursday it aims to reach 10 billion euros (£8.8 billion) in annual sales and replace LVMH's Louis Vuitton as the world's biggest luxury label.
PARIS China will cement its status as the sweet spot for luxury goods companies in 2018, with younger Chinese shoppers in particular set to power industry growth, a study showed on Thursday.
PARIS Pernod Ricard's chief executive is banking on a thirst for premium drinks from a fast-growing middle class to help deliver robust revenue growth in China.
PARIS Danone Chief Executive Emmanuel Faber is banking on the world's biggest yogurt maker's push into healthy eating and sustainability to deliver sales growth above that of its peers over the coming decade.
PARIS Booming sales growth at French luxury group Kering got even faster in the first quarter, sending its shares to record highs, as red-hot demand for its Gucci clothing and handbags was joined by other labels such as Balenciaga. | Video
PARIS Booming demand for L'Oreal's luxury cosmetics brands like Lancome, particularly in China, helped boost the company's first-quarter sales, offsetting a more wobbly performance in the group's mass market division.
PARIS France's LVMH , which owns brands from Louis Vuitton to Moet & Chandon champagne, on Tuesday said thriving demand for its luxury products showed little sign of fading this year, in an upbeat assessment that drove a share rally across the sector. | Video
SAINTE-FLORENCE, France Louis Vuitton, the biggest earnings driver at French luxury goods group LVMH , is expanding its leather goods and handbag production with at least two new workshops planned for this year and next, the brand said on Tuesday.
PARIS French luxury goods maker Hermes, known for $10,000-plus leather handbags such as the Birkin, rewarded shareholders on Wednesday with a higher dividend and a one-off payout after a bumper year for sales and profits.
PARIS French supermarket chain Leclerc, which launches a home delivery service in Paris this month, also aims to open click and collect stores and hypermarkets in the capital.