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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

15 Sep 2017

H&M cuts prices to shift leftover summer clothes

STOCKHOLM Budget fashion group H&M has slashed prices to shift unsold summerwear, in the latest sign the Swedish company is struggling to keep pace with rivals as young buyers move online.

27 Jul 2017

Swedish PM removes two ministers in data scandal, opposition wants more

STOCKHOLM Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven replaced two ministers on Thursday in a scandal over the leaking of sensitive data, trying to avoid the more drastic option of calling an early election.

26 Jul 2017

Political crisis grips Sweden as confidence vote looms

STOCKHOLM A political crisis gripped Sweden on Wednesday after opposition parties called for a no confidence vote they would almost certainly win over a botched outsourcing deal in which sensitive material was transmitted abroad.

26 Jul 2017

Swedish opposition seeks ouster of government ministers over transport data contract

STOCKHOLM, July 26 A brewing political scandal in Sweden intensified on Wednesday when centre-right opposition parties said they would call for a no confidence vote in three government ministers, a vote they may win.

29 Jun 2017

H&M says will struggle to hit annual sales target

STOCKHOLM Swedish fashion retailer H&M will struggle to hit its sales target this year after falling short in the first half and as key markets such as China and the United States remain challenging, it said on Thursday. | Video

15 Jun 2017

Saved by TV's dragons, Sweden's Storytel aims to become Spotify of books

STOCKHOLM Fast-growing audio books company Storytel will expand into several new markets in the coming years while steering clear of English-speaking countries where rival Audible dominates, the Swedish company's chief executive said.

25 Apr 2017

Sweden's Ericsson faces painful overhaul as it plunges into loss

LONDON/STOCKHOLM Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson faces a long and painful overhaul after shrinking markets, tough competition and restructuring costs pushed it to a quarterly operating loss on Tuesday.

20 Apr 2017

Spotify ensures independent artists are on board with fresh deal

STOCKHOLM/LONDON Music streaming service Spotify said on Thursday it has renewed a nine-year-old licensing deal with independent digital agency Merlin that has proven essential to its enduring appeal to dedicated music fans even as it has become more mainstream.

20 Apr 2017

Spotify ensures independent artists are on board with fresh deal

STOCKHOLM/LONDON Music streaming service Spotify said on Thursday it has renewed a nine-year-old licensing deal with independent digital agency Merlin that has proven essential to its enduring appeal to dedicated music fans even as it has become more mainstream.

28 Mar 2017

Ericsson's provisions raise concern over health of business

STOCKHOLM An attempt by Ericsson's new chief executive to lay out his strategy for the Swedish telecoms equipment maker backfired on Tuesday when it exposed problems related to some of its main contracts.

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