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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

Nov 15 2017

Target signals another weak holiday quarter, shares tumble

Target Corp's holiday-quarter profit forecast fell short of analyst expectations, sending its shares down 10 percent on Wednesday as hopes faded that the retailer would make a shopping season comeback. | Video

Nov 10 2017

J.C. Penney shares jump on holiday outlook, surprise sales rise

J.C. Penney Co Inc shares surged more than 19 percent on Friday after the retailer reported much better-than-expected same-store sales and said it will compete fiercely on price while keeping inventory lean during the crucial holiday quarter. | Video

Nov 09 2017

Macy's shares surge on holiday quarter outlook

CHICAGO Macy's Inc shares climbed more than 11 percent on Thursday after the department store chain forecast a jump in online sales in the crucial holiday quarter and said it would maintain its tight grip on inventory. | Video

Oct 23 2017

Target gears up for holidays with free shipping and gifts under $15

NEW YORK Target Corp said on Monday it would start free shipping beginning in November and that most of its gift assortment had been priced at under $15, as the retailer gets ready to take on Amazon.com and Wal-Mart in the most crucial shopping season of the year.

Oct 19 2017

Target CEO says small-format stores twice as productive as traditional

NEW YORK Sales per square foot at Target Corp's 44 small-format stores are "easily double" that at traditional stores, Target Chief Executive Brian Cornell said on Thursday, after the retailer announced 11 new small-format stores opening this week.

Sep 25 2017

Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020

CHICAGO Target Corp said on Monday it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this by the end of 2020 to $15 an hour -- the so-called "living wage" labor advocates across the United States are campaigning for. | Video

Sep 12 2017

U.N. ban on North Korean textiles will disrupt industry and ordinary lives, experts say

BEIJING/CHICAGO United Nations sanctions on North Korea's important textiles industry are expected to disrupt a business largely based in China and pose compliance headaches for clothing retailers in the United States and around the world.

Sep 12 2017

U.N. ban on North Korean textiles will disrupt industry and ordinary lives, experts say

BEIJING/CHICAGO United Nations sanctions on North Korea's important textiles industry are expected to disrupt a business largely based in China and pose compliance headaches for clothing retailers in the United States and around the world.

Sep 08 2017

Target slashes prices on thousands of items, shares falter

Target Corp said on Friday that it lowered prices on thousands of items, from cereal to baby formula, further hurting retail stocks already pressured by Kroger Co's disappointing quarterly results spurred by price cuts.

Aug 25 2017

Without insurance, some vendors balk at stocking Sears’ shelves

U.S. department store operator Sears Holdings Corp is having trouble stocking shelves, as some vendors have fled while others are demanding stricter payment terms because of difficulties hedging against default risk.

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