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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PARIS/BERLIN Puma shares tumbled on Friday after French parent Kering said it would spin-off the German sportswear group to its shareholders and focus solely on its luxury fashion and jewellery labels.
PARIS South Korean cosmetics company Amorepacific aims to expand in Europe by launching one of its luxury brands in Britain this year and in Germany in 2019, after introducing its products in France in 2017, a senior executive said.
PARIS/ZURICH Online platforms offering rentals or shares in everything from glitzy watches to sports cars are making inroads in the luxury goods market, as a shift in consumer habits begins to head up market.
PARIS British leather handbag maker Mulberry is betting on a push into Japan and China with new stores and online sales to expand overseas, as growth in its home market proves more sluggish in spite of an increase in tourist spending.
PARIS France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients.
LONDON/PARIS A $190 (£145) polo shirt might seem expensive to most shoppers, but for Burberry's new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti it is too close to the fashion industry's endangered mid-market for comfort.
LONDON/PARIS, Nov 9 A $190 polo shirt might seem expensive to most shoppers, but for Burberry's new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti it is too close to the fashion industry's endangered mid-market for comfort.
PARIS Christian Dior's chief executive Sidney Toledano will step down after 20 years to take on a broader fashion role at parent LVMH in an reshuffle that propels the boss of stablemate Fendi to the top of Dior.
PARIS L'Oreal , the world's biggest cosmetics company, beat third quarter sales expectations on Thursday thanks to surging demand from Chinese consumers and strong appetite for Lancome and its other luxury brands.
LONDON/PARIS Christopher Bailey, who fashioned Burberry into a global label, will part ways with the British trench coat maker next year as its new chief executive moves to revitalise the brand. | Video