Sruthi Ramakrishnan

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

12 Oct 2017

Domino's same-store sales cool off, derailing stock rally

Domino's Pizza Inc's same-store sales growth cooled in the latest quarter, dashing the expectations of bullish investors and sending shares in the pizza delivery chain down almost 5 percent on Thursday.

12 Oct 2017

Kroger exploring sale of convenience stores, shares rise

Kroger Co said on Wednesday it was exploring the sale of its nearly 800 convenience stores as the No. 1 U.S. supermarket operator strengthens its online businesses in a market share war that has intensified since Amazon.com Inc's purchase of Whole Foods.

11 Oct 2017

Wal-Mart sees 40 percent online sales growth next year, shares rise

Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast a 40 percent rise in U.S. online sales next year as it ramps up competition with Amazon.com Inc , boosting shares of world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer to the highest in more than two years. | Video

09 Oct 2017

Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

07 Oct 2017

Costco shares down on fears of grocery delivery eating into margins

Shares in Costco fell 6 percent on Friday after the retailer reported a decline in quarterly gross margins and underlined the growing competition in the industry by launching new grocery delivery services. | Video

04 Oct 2017

PepsiCo North American beverage sales take hit on weak Gatorade demand

PepsiCo Inc on Wednesday said weak demand for Gatorade and marketing missteps led to a drop in quarterly beverage sales in North America for the first time in two years, prompting it to trim its full-year organic revenue growth forecast. | Video

21 Sep 2017

Holiday sales forecasts indicate strong growth for retailers

Early holiday sales forecasts are indicating a largely stronger season for retailers than last year, helped by higher online sales and increasing spending power due to a strong labor market.

19 Sep 2017

Retailers boost holiday hires in stores to help tackle online sales

Major retailers are looking to stimulate anemic sales by hiring thousands of more workers this holiday season to improve customer service on their sales floors and handle the fast-growing use of their stores to fulfill online orders.

15 Sep 2017

Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year

(In Sept. 14 story, corrects paragraph 6 to say Radial, not retailers, will hire more workers. Also clarifies Radial's description) | Video

14 Sep 2017

Target to hire 100,000 for holiday season rush

Target Corp said on Wednesday it would hire 100,000 workers for the holiday season, up 43 percent from last year, as the retailer pulls out all the stops to build on its recent uptick in sales. | Video


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