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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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12 Jan 2018

Walmart hikes minimum wage, announces layoffs on same day

NEW YORK Walmart on Thursday said it will raise entry-level wages for U.S. hourly employees to $11 an hour in February as it benefits from last month's major corporate tax cut and on the same day said it will shut stores and lay off thousands of workers. | Video

11 Jan 2018

Walmart raises minimum wage to $11/ hour in wake of U.S.tax law

NEW YORK, Jan 11 Walmart Stores Inc said on Thursday it would raise entry-level wages for hourly employees to $11 an hour as it benefits from the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years.

22 Dec 2017

U.S. holiday shopping season surging towards a strong finish

CHICAGO A jump in consumer spending in the final stretch of December should build on a strong start to the U.S. holiday season and help the embattled retail industry beat sales forecasts, industry research groups said. The spending boost in December comes ahead of Super Saturday - the last Saturday before Christmas, which often sets the annual record for retail sales and is one of the busiest shopping days of the year along with Black Friday.

07 Dec 2017

Surging online orders slow Wal-Mart delivery network

SEATTLE/CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that soaring online purchases have caused delays in its distribution network, reflecting the challenge retailers and delivery services face in handling strong peak-season ecommerce demand.

29 Nov 2017

U.S. Cyber Monday sales jump 17 percent, on pace for record

(In Nov. 27 story, Adobe corrects smartphone revenue to $1.59 billion instead of $1.12 billion in paragraph 2) | Video

27 Nov 2017

Exclusive: Cyber Monday showdown - Wal-Mart closes in on Amazon in online price war

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc's online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the "low price leader" title.

26 Nov 2017

US-Einzelhandel beginnt Weihnachtsgeschäft mit Online-Rekord

Chicago/New York Der US-Einzelhandel hat einen vielversprechenden Start ins Weihnachtsgeschäft hingelegt.

25 Nov 2017

US-Einzelhandel startet mit hohen Umsätzen ins Weihnachtsgeschäft

Chicago/New York Der US-Einzelhandel hat einen vielversprechenden Start ins Weihnachtsgeschäft hingelegt.

25 Nov 2017

U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases. | Video

25 Nov 2017

U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases. | Video

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