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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British furniture retailers Dunelm and DFS provided more signs of a darkening consumer mood on Thursday, a summer heatwave and operational issues adding to headaches as both warned on full-year earnings.
Premier Foods' top shareholder is backing the British company's under-fire CEO, even as second-largest investor and vocal critic Oasis Management nearly doubled its stake to vote against Gavin Darby.
Activist investor Oasis Management stepped up its campaign against Premier Foods' management on Friday, questioning the board's culture after its chairman Keith Hamill called some of its British brands "weak cards".
Activist investor Oasis Management stepped up its campaign against Premier Foods' management on Friday, questioning the board's culture after its own chairman Keith Hamill called some of the British firm's brands "weak cards".
Shareholder Oasis Management has called for the immediate removal of Premier Foods Chief Executive Gavin Darby, raising the pressure on the company ahead of its annual meeting next month.
Britain's Paragon Banking Group cautioned on Thursday that the domestic mortgage market remains subdued, even as a surge in lending volumes helped the lender post a 4.7 percent rise in profit for the first half of the year.
Price cuts to tackle rising competition hit full-year profits at Pets at Home Group Plc , Britain's biggest pet shop company said on Tuesday, signalling it expected more reductions this year.
Premier Foods , the owner of brands including Mr Kipling cakes, on Tuesday reported a 3.6 percent rise in full-year sales and said its home market was proving resilient in the face of a tough consumer environment.
Nike Inc's namesake brand President Trevor Edwards has resigned and will retire in August, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday.
HOUSTON Royal Dutch Shell Plc and U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP are working on a joint $10 billion bid for BHP Billiton Plc's U.S. shale assets, Sky News said on Thursday.