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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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10 Aug 2018

Sports Direct rescues House of Fraser for 90 million pounds

LONDON Sports Direct , the British sportswear retailer controlled by tycoon Mike Ashley, has snapped up House of Fraser from the department store group's administrators for 90 million pounds ($115 million). | Video

27 Jul 2018

Britain's 'furnace Friday' tests temperature records

LONDON Britons sweltered on what was dubbed "furnace Friday", though temperatures appeared not to have set new records after overnight storms, according to figures from government weather forecasters at the Met Office.

24 Jul 2018

Sainsbury's put in the shade by takeover target Asda's sales growth: Kantar

LONDON Asda, the British supermarket arm of Walmart , recorded its strongest sales growth in more than five years over the last quarter, while Sainsbury's , which has agreed to buy its smaller rival, was the laggard, industry data showed on Tuesday.

19 Jul 2018

Sports Direct profit dragged down by Debenhams

LONDON British retailer Sports Direct booked an 85.4 million pound ($111.3 million) charge for a disastrous investment in department store chain Debenhams , raising questions over its strategy of taking big stakes in other businesses.

18 Jul 2018

UK's Hotel Chocolat to accelerate overseas expansion

LONDON British chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is close to pressing the button on further overseas expansion after three years of trials in the Danish market, it said on Wednesday.

12 Jul 2018

ASOS blames warehouse ramp-ups for sales growth miss

LONDON British online fashion retailer ASOS missed analysts' forecasts for sales growth in its latest trading period, saying it had reined in marketing efforts as it focused on ramping up warehousing space in Germany and the United States.

11 Jul 2018

Sainsbury's defends new chairman from criticism over Lloyds role

LONDON Sainsbury's , the British grocer that has agreed to buy rival Asda, has defended its new chairman, dismissing a shareholder's suggestion that he might be tainted by a failed takeover deal during his time at Lloyds Banking Group .

10 Jul 2018

M&S chairman tells investors there's no quick fix

LONDON Shareholders in Marks & Spencer should not be overly concerned about its financial results over the next two years because those numbers are not that important to the clothing and food retailer's future, its new chairman told them on Tuesday.

10 Jul 2018

Ocado warns of bigger 2018 loss on investment, bonuses

LONDON British online supermarket Ocado warned its pretax loss this year would likely be larger than market expectations due to a step up in investment and management bonuses.

05 Jul 2018

Sugar outlook sours for Primark-owner AB Foods as prices fall

LONDON Britain's Associated British Foods warned that lower European Union prices would hit profit in its sugar business, sending shares in the owner of the Primark fashion chain sharply lower on Thursday.

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