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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.

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15 Dec 2017

Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman in wake of accounting scandal

BERLIN/JOHANNESBURG South African tycoon Christo Wiese resigned on Thursday as chairman of Steinhoff , the latest setback for the retail group in the throes of an accounting scandal.

13 Dec 2017

Zalando seeks more brand partnerships to fend off Amazon

BERLIN Europe's top online-only fashion retailer Zalando is stepping up its fast-growing brand partnerships programme, building on ties with the likes of Nike and Superdry to repel the challenge of U.S. interloper Amazon.

13 Dec 2017

Newly independent Metro sees higher profits ahead

BERLIN Metro on Wednesday forecast stronger profitability in 2017/18 in a sign that the German retailer expects to see some of the benefits soon from its split from consumer electronics group Ceconomy.

14 Nov 2017

Weak consumer market hits Henkel despite higher forecast

LONDON/BERLIN Weakness in its global laundry and beauty business pushed Henkel's third-quarter results below forecasts, sending its shares down 3 percent on Tuesday.

09 Nov 2017

World Cup, new products to speed Adidas sales growth

BERLIN Adidas hopes the launch of new team kits before next year's soccer World Cup will restore sales growth after the German sportswear firm reported a slowdown in Europe in the last three months.

27 Oct 2017

German coalition talks stumble on migration, climate

BERLIN Three German parties resigned themselves to further talks next week to try to form a new coalition after making little progress on Thursday in bridging deep divisions on immigration and climate policy.

25 Oct 2017

Next German government could revive plan to tackle botnets: lawmaker

BERLIN Talks on forming a new German government offer a chance to revive plans that would put the onus on network operators and device makers to make the so-called Internet of Things safe from hacker attacks, a senior lawmaker told Reuters.

25 Oct 2017

Next German government could revive plan to tackle botnets - lawmaker

BERLIN Talks on forming a new German government offer a chance to revive plans that would put the onus on network operators and device makers to make the so-called Internet of Things safe from hacker attacks, a senior lawmaker told Reuters.

24 Oct 2017

Puma relishes Rihanna brand impact, fears discounts

BERLIN Puma expects gross margins to be squeezed by discounting in the fourth quarter, despite a new collection from singer Rihanna helping the German sportswear company raise its 2017 sales and operating earnings outlook.

05 Oct 2017

Germany's Siemens ends Osram chapter with $1.4 billion stake sale

BERLIN German engineering firm Siemens has sold its remaining 17 percent stake in Osram Licht for 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) to institutional investors, severing links with the lighting group.

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