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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

06 Dec 2017

Handbag maker Mulberry targets Asian growth as UK slows

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.

24 Nov 2017

Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

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.

09 Nov 2017

Luxury brand Burberry not luxury enough for new CEO

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.

08 Nov 2017

Beccari to head Dior as Toledano gets broader role

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.

02 Nov 2017

Luxury cosmetics and Chinese demand drive sales bounce at L'Oreal

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.

31 Oct 2017

Burberry parts ways with Bailey as new CEO refashions brand

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

25 Oct 2017

Chinese and millennial shoppers drive rebound in luxury goods sales: Bain

PARIS/MILAN Worldwide sales of luxury goods such as high-end handbags, shoes and jewelry are growing faster than expected this year thanks to thriving demand from Chinese customers and young shoppers, according to consultancy Bain & Co.

20 Oct 2017

Too much sun. Hair too dry - L'Oreal adds Paris to digital beauty start-up cities

PARIS L'Oreal , the world's biggest cosmetics company wants to see more beauty tech like sensory hair brushes that tell you how to care for your hair, and skin patches that let you know how much sun you are getting.

18 Oct 2017

LVMH aims to build cognac stocks, starting with more vineyards

COGNAC, France Luxury goods maker LVMH hopes to be well on its way to remedying its cognac shortage two years from now, billionaire boss Bernard Arnault said on Wednesday, as its Hennessy label struggles to keep up with demand in the United States.

17 Oct 2017

Strong demand from China, U.S. boost Remy Cointreau sales

PARIS Remy Cointreau on Tuesday said demand in the United States and China for its luxury cognacs helped to boost second-quarter sales, but the drinks group kept market expectations in check for the rest of the year.

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