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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

Aug 14 2018

Perry Ellis ends deal talks with Randa Accessories

Apparel maker Perry Ellis International said on Tuesday it had ended talks to be bought by fashion accessories maker Randa, backing an offer by its second-largest shareholder and founder George Feldenkreis.

Aug 06 2018

PepsiCo veteran Ramon Laguarta to replace Indra Nooyi as CEO

PepsiCo Inc has appointed Ramon Laguarta to take over as chief executive from Indra Nooyi, handing the reins to a veteran who led the company's fast-growing emerging markets business. | Video

Jul 31 2018

Chipotle slumps 9 percent after Ohio outlet linked to food poisoning complaints

More than 100 people said they had fallen sick after eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurant in Ohio, sending shares of the burrito chain down as much as 9 percent on Tuesday. | Video

Jul 09 2018

Randa to engage with Perry Ellis shareholders to clinch deal

Men's accessories maker Randa said on Monday it would engage with Perry Ellis International Inc's shareholders to pressure the apparel maker into accepting its bid after Perry Ellis's board rejected its takeover proposal.

May 18 2018

Campbell Soup CEO quits; company cuts forecast, to review portfolio

Campbell Soup Co Chief Executive Officer Denise Morrison unexpectedly stepped down on Friday, as the company issued a bleak forecast for the year and said it would embark on a review of its many brands. | Video

May 17 2018

BJ's Wholesale files to return to public market

Warehouse club operator BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc has filed with U.S. regulators to return to the public market, undeterred by a downturn in the retail sector.

Apr 24 2018

Coke warns of pain from UK sugar tax, U.S. freight costs

Coca-Cola Co said on Tuesday it would take a hit in the second quarter from the introduction of a British sugar tax on soft drinks and rising freight costs in the United States, overshadowing modestly better than forecast results for the first three months of 2018. | Video

Apr 23 2018

Newell, Starboard end proxy fight with Icahn's backing

Consumer products maker Newell Brands Inc and hedge fund Starboard Value LP have agreed to end a months-long proxy fight through a deal brokered by fellow activist investor Carl Icahn that will add three new independent directors to the board.

Mar 22 2018

General Mills stock drop an untimely twist for Blue Buffalo deal

If Wednesday's 9 percent drop in General Mills Inc shares weren't hard enough for the cereal maker's shareholders to stomach, they may soon have another bitter pill to swallow as the company closes its purchase of pet food maker Blue Buffalo.

Mar 01 2018

P&G says cut digital ad spend by $200 million in 2017

Procter & Gamble Co said on Thursday it cut digital advertising spend by $200 million last year based on viewership data provided by tech and media companies that showed its ads were not reaching its target audience effectively.

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