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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

27 Jun 2018

Short on workers, German companies offer more employee flexibility

BERLIN German companies are so desperate to attract staff that they are falling over themselves to offer perks such as long holidays, shorter hours, flexible shifts and sabbaticals, even though employees here already work the fewest hours in the developed world.

27 Jun 2018

Short on workers, German companies offer more employee flexibility

BERLIN German companies are so desperate to attract staff that they are falling over themselves to offer perks such as long holidays, shorter hours, flexible shifts and sabbaticals, even though employees here already work the fewest hours in the developed world.

19 Jun 2018

Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging workforce

BERLIN Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick. Those are some attitudes about older workers that carmaker Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel as Germany grapples with the challenges of an aging society.

13 Jun 2018

Why are grocery retailers teaming up with tech giants?

BERLIN France’s Carrefour announced a deal this week with Google to boost its online shopping business. It is the latest in a string of partnerships between traditional food retailers and tech companies as grocery ecommerce takes off.

06 Jun 2018

Uber jumps into Europe's crowded bike-sharing market

BERLIN Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. | Video

04 Jun 2018

Zalando to expand to Ireland, Czech Republic

BERLIN Europe's biggest online fashion retailer Zalando plans to expand to Ireland and the Czech Republic and could add other markets later, but does not expect profitability to increase for years as it invests heavily in logistics and technology.

03 Jun 2018

Für Adidas & Co geht es in Russland nur ums Prestige

München Wenn bei der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft in Russland kein Tor fällt, wird im schwäbischen Balingen trotzdem gejubelt. Denn allein 18 WM-Torhüter fangen die Bälle mit Handschuhen von Uhlsport, wie das Familienunternehmen stolz ausgerechnet hat. Weil der Mittelständler zudem seit gut eineinhalb Jahren die Fußball-Nationalelf Tunesiens mit Trikots ausrüstet, rechnet Geschäftsführerin Melanie Steinhilber mit einem zweistelligen Umsatzzuwachs. Zumindest ein Teil davon gehe auf das Konto des Mega-Events, das in zwei Wochen beginnt. "2018 bietet die WM in Russland die Gelegenheit schlechthin, die Marke uhlsport einem Milliardenpublikum zu präsentieren", freut sich Steinhilber.

03 Jun 2018

Für Adidas & Co geht es in Russland nur ums Prestige

München Wenn bei der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft in Russland kein Tor fällt, wird im schwäbischen Balingen trotzdem gejubelt. Denn allein 18 WM-Torhüter fangen die Bälle mit Handschuhen von Uhlsport, wie das Familienunternehmen stolz ausgerechnet hat. Weil der Mittelständler zudem seit gut eineinhalb Jahren die Fußball-Nationalelf Tunesiens mit Trikots ausrüstet, rechnet Geschäftsführerin Melanie Steinhilber mit einem zweistelligen Umsatzzuwachs. Zumindest ein Teil davon gehe auf das Konto des Mega-Events, das in zwei Wochen beginnt. "2018 bietet die WM in Russland die Gelegenheit schlechthin, die Marke uhlsport einem Milliardenpublikum zu präsentieren", freut sich Steinhilber.

02 Jun 2018

Adidas takes 12-10 lead over Nike in World Cup shirt deals

BERLIN Adidas can declare itself the winner over arch rival Nike in the upcoming soccer World Cup even before the first match kicks off as it is kitting out the most teams.

30 May 2018

Adidas takes 12-10 lead over Nike in World Cup shirt deals

BERLIN Adidas can declare itself the winner over arch rival Nike in the upcoming soccer World Cup even before the first match kicks off as it is kitting out the most teams.

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