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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PARIS French fashion group Chanel published financial results for the first time on Thursday, showing off its credentials as one of the luxury world's biggest labels by sales as revenue and profit grew strongly in 2017.
LONDON Falling tourist numbers in Britain dented sales by leather handbag maker Mulberry at the start of its financial year, even as the company expands in markets in Asia where luxury rivals have prospered.
FLORENCE, Italy Kering's fashion powerhouse Gucci is bringing more manufacturing in-house, as luxury firms step up efforts to meet rampant demand from Chinese shoppers with slicker operations.
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.
MILAN Italian label Moncler has already turned luxury fashion on its head by transforming casual skiwear into trendy items with its sleek puffer jackets.
PARIS/LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump caused anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015 and linking knife crime in London to a handgun ban.
PARIS The French finance minister on Sunday raised the pressure on Air France managers and unions to resolve a stand-off over wages, saying the government would not ride to the carrier's rescue as it grapples with worker strikes and a leadership vacuum.
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.