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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

16 Aug 2017

Reckitt bets on 'smart' products to renew innovation mojo

SLOUGH, England Reckitt Benckiser is betting on connected consumer products as part of a push to show investors its innovative approach can still drive growth.

10 Aug 2017

Drinks bottler Coke HBC's shares soar after sales surprise

LONDON Soft drink bottler Coca-Cola HBC reported higher-than-expected first-half sales on Thursday, helped by price increases, sending its shares up more than 8 percent to all-time highs.

10 Aug 2017

Henkel counts on new products to tackle weak sales growth

LONDON/FRANKFURT Consumer goods group Henkel plans to roll out new beauty products in major markets France and Italy to bolster business after its second quarter growth in organic sales was the weakest in eight years.

09 Aug 2017

AB InBev, Efes to merge Russian operations as sales slide

LONDON Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and Anadolu Efes have agreed to merge their operations in Russia and Ukraine in an attempt to strengthen their position in a declining market.

07 Aug 2017

Tiny biotech firm offers Big Tobacco model to curb its nicotine habit

LONDON Investors are betting on a little-known biotech company to supply Big Tobacco with low-nicotine cigarettes, but so far its technology is unproven.

01 Aug 2017

Britain investigates British American Tobacco for corruption

LONDON Britain has opened a formal investigation into suspicions of corruption at British American Tobacco (BAT) and its subsidiaries, nearly two years after allegations of bribery in Africa first surfaced. | Video

27 Jul 2017

Diageo shares jump on higher margin target, buyback plan

LONDON Britain's Diageo raised its profitability target and announced a share buyback programme on Thursday, sending shares in the world's largest spirits company to an all-time high.

24 Jul 2017

Cyber attack costs weigh on Reckitt revenue forecast

LONDON Reckitt Benckiser Group expects muted sales growth this year, after last month's global cyber attack exacerbated ongoing difficulties at the British consumer goods firm.

20 Jul 2017

Unilever lifts margin target as industry pressure mounts

LONDON Unilever lifted its annual profitability target on Thursday after cost cuts led to a big improvement in the first half of the year, showing it can boost returns after rebuffing a $143 billion takeover bid. | Video

19 Jul 2017

Reckitt cuts the mustard with $4.2 billion food business sale

LONDON U.S. spices maker McCormick & Co Inc has won the battle to buy Reckitt Benckiser Group's North American food business, paying a higher than expected $4.2 billion to add extra seasonings and sauces. | Video

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