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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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21 Apr 2018

P&G earnings beat as struggling retailers, costs eat into margins

The world's largest consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble Co narrowly beat quarterly earnings expectations on Thursday, saying shrinking retailer inventories and higher commodities and transportation costs squeezed margins.

20 Apr 2018

P&G's vitamin boost could signal more to come

LONDON/CHICAGO Procter & Gamble's $4.2 billion deal for Merck's vitamin and supplements business demonstrates that major consumer companies remain hungry for health-related products.

20 Apr 2018

P&G's vitamin boost could signal more to come

LONDON/CHICAGO Procter & Gamble's $4.2 billion deal for Merck's vitamin and supplements business is the latest example of a major consumer company stocking up on health-related products.

19 Apr 2018

P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product

ZURICH/LONDON/CHICAGO Quarterly sales growth at Nestle, Procter & Gamble and Unilever was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for consumer products makers to raise prices in a competitive retail environment. | Video

17 Apr 2018

Walmart gives its website a makeover in latest e-commerce push

CHICAGO Walmart Inc, the world's largest brick-and-mortar retailer, said on Tuesday it has made extensive changes to its website, betting that a cleaner, more modern walmart.com will help it win market share from Amazon.com Inc.

28 Mar 2018

Apple bid for education market: new software, same iPad price

CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out a new iPad and classroom software aimed at grabbing more of the U.S. education market, but did not cut the price of its entry-level tablet despite schools flocking to laptops costing a third less. | Video

27 Mar 2018

Apple set to update iPad lineup at Chicago education event

CHICAGO, March 27 Apple Inc on Tuesday was widely expected to announce a lower-priced iPad aimed at helping it grab more of the U.S. educational market.

22 Mar 2018

Conagra mitigates inflation hit with fewer discounts, cost control

Conagra Brands Inc reported third-quarter profit above market estimates and raised its full-year profit forecast as the maker of Swiss Miss cocoa countered higher commodities and freight costs by cutting back on discounts and other expenses.

21 Mar 2018

General Mills cuts profit forecast as freight, commodity costs weigh

Cheerios cereal maker General Mills Inc said a sharper-than-expected increase in freight and commodity costs would hurt full-year profit to a greater degree than it forecast just a month ago, driving its shares down more than 10 percent on Wednesday.

18 Mar 2018

'Exhausted' Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts

CHICAGO/NEW YORK When Toys 'R' Us secured a $3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy makers were reassured they would be paid for goods delivered to the company as it tried to emerge from Chapter 11. | Video

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