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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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04 Dec 2017

Fnac Darty eyes higher margin mid-term, Carrefour deal soon

PARIS French consumer electronics retailer Fnac Darty on Monday said it banked on merger synergies and its ability to deliver sales growth above that of its markets to nearly double its operating margin mid-term.

01 Dec 2017

Carrefour and Fnac Darty discussing purchasing alliance - report

PARIS French retailers Carrefour and Fnac Darty are discussing an alliance to negotiate better terms when purchasing from electronics suppliers, French finance website BFM Business reported on Friday.

29 Nov 2017

Casino-Ocado deal could push Carrefour into Amazon's arms

PARIS French supermarket chain Carrefour could be under pressure to do a deal with the likes of Amazon, after a deal between its French rival and a British online specialist threatened to leave it trailing behind in e-commerce.

25 Nov 2017

France's Macron unveils plan to curb violence against women

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday unveiled measures aimed at educating the public and schoolchildren about sexism and violence against women and improving police support for victims.

23 Nov 2017

Stock spirits dampened by Remy Cointreau profit forecast miss

PARIS French spirits group Remy Cointreau's first-half profits came in slightly short of forecasts on Thursday, knocking its shares off record highs.

21 Nov 2017

Danone backs bottled Hawaiian ocean water brand Kona Deep

PARIS Evian and Volvic owner Danone has put money into a Hawaiian bottled water from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, showing the depths multinationals will now go to in the quest to stand out.

21 Nov 2017

Auchan/Alibaba deal turns up the heat on Carrefour in China

PARIS A partnership between French retailer Auchan [AUCH.UL] and internet giant Alibaba risks pushing Carrefour further behind in China and could persuade its new boss to sell out of the country.

20 Nov 2017

Retailer Auchan says it has not been approached by Amazon in Europe

PARIS French retailer Auchan [AUCH.UL] said on Monday it had not been approached by E-commerce giant Amazon about deals or partnerships in Europe, with speculation still rife that Amazon may be eyeing European transactions.

16 Nov 2017

Services group Sodexo eyes more sales growth, but shares fall on weak margin guidance

PARIS French facilities management and vouchers group Sodexo said its cost reduction plan was on track and expressed confidence it could accelerate sales growth, although its shares fell on disappointment over its margin guidance.

16 Nov 2017

Bouygues shares rise as Bouygues Telecom raises profitability goals

PARIS French conglomerate Bouygues reported a forecast-beating 37 percent jump in nine-month operating profits, driven by a robust performance at its telecoms arm, which raised its forecasts and helped to send Bouygues shares higher.

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