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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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany Shares in German sportswear firm Adidas soared on Wednesday after it announced a big buyback, gave an upbeat outlook for 2018 and lifted its 2020 profitability forecast, while conceding it would be hard to match rival Nike's margins. | Video
METZINGEN, Germany German fashion house Hugo Boss expects heavy investment on integrating its websites and stores to keep a lid on profit growth in 2018 even as a shift to add more casual styles helps sales to accelerate.
BERLIN A German law requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to quickly remove hate speech from their sites is set to be revised following criticism that too much online content is being blocked, according to officials.
BERLIN Beiersdorf , the maker of Nivea and other skin care products, gave a cautious outlook for 2018 on Thursday as it expects growth to slow in its adhesives business, while its consumer business should continue to outperform the market.
Berlin Der Chef des weltgrößten Essenslieferdienstes Delivery Hero rechnet mit einem deutlich schärferen Wettbewerb in seiner Branche durch den Angriff von Amazon und Uber.
BERLIN The chief executive of online food ordering firm Delivery Hero expects competition from the likes of Amazon and Uber to make it harder to make money although the German company is still targeting breakeven this year.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany German sportswear brand Puma said on Monday it expects to increase its operating profit by another third in 2018 and lift sales by 10 percent, predicting a recovery in soccer sales even after top team Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup.
STOCKHOLM Fashion retailer H&M said on Wednesday sales at the start of the new year were slower than expected and it would close more core brand stores that have attracted fewer shoppers, sending its shares to a 9-year low. | Video
BERLIN German fashion house Hugo Boss reported an acceleration in currency-adjusted sales in the fourth-quarter, driven by a rebound in growth at its stores, a jump in online sales and a recovery in the United States. | Video
BERLIN German retailer Metro reported a slowdown in sales in its Russian business for the important Christmas quarter, although it saw an improvement in same-store sales at its core German wholesale unit and its hypermarkets stabilised.