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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

21 Mar 2018

France's Galeries Lafayette turns to art and gourmet food to lure shoppers

PARIS France's chic department store Galeries Lafayette is betting on an art foundation and an Italian gourmet food hall in Paris to help differentiate its brand from bricks-and-mortar rivals and e-commerce competitors.

17 Mar 2018

French food retailer Leclerc takes on rivals to crack Paris

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.

13 Mar 2018

Leclerc, fearing Amazon, to launch Paris food delivery service

PARIS Privately-held French supermarket operator Leclerc said on Tuesday it would launch a food delivery service in Paris this month, stepping up its offering in the face of competition from Amazon and domestic rivals.

08 Mar 2018

Retailer Casino's efforts to revive profits fall flat with investors

PARIS Retailer Casino delivered a cautious profit outlook on Thursday that hit its share price, as the French company grapples with reviving profits in its main markets of France and Brazil.

06 Mar 2018

Retailer Carrefour using blockchain to improve checks on food products

PARIS Retailer Carrefour is hoping blockchain-based technology will improve checks on the standards of its food products, as it prepares a major overhaul to tackle competition from Amazon , Leclerc and others.

05 Mar 2018

France urges Iran to pressure Syrian government over Ghouta

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron has asked his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani to put pressure on the Syrian government to end attacks against Syria's besieged eastern Ghouta region and allow humanitarian aid to flow.

01 Mar 2018

Carrefour shares sink after retailer's weak results and cautious outlook

PARIS Shares in Carrefour fell sharply on Thursday after Europe's largest retailer disappointed investors with dismal 2017 earnings, a dividend cut and a cautious outlook for 2018.

01 Mar 2018

France's Carrefour presents cautious outlook and dividend cut

PARIS Carrefour , the world's second-largest retailer, expects currency exchange rates along with restructuring and one-off charges to weigh on profitability this year, it said after posting lower operating profit for a second year running.

28 Feb 2018

French retailer Systeme U discussing supply deal with Amazon

PARIS Privately-held French supermarket operator Systeme U is discussing a possible grocery supply deal with Amazon , its chief executive said, amid growing speculation over the U.S. online retail giant's intentions regarding the French market.

27 Feb 2018

Walt Disney makes 2 billion euros investment in Disneyland Paris

PARIS The Walt Disney Company announced a 2 billion euro ($2.5 billion) investment to expand its French theme park Disneyland Paris after taking full control of the business last year.


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