S.W. Basics has a new Orange Blossom hydrosol.

Skin Care

S.W. Basics Expands Lineup, Gains Whole Foods

S.W. Basics is now going into all Whole Foods doors with its version of hydrosols.

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A package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery on a UPS truck, in New York. Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 30 hours this year. Amazon will offer discounts and other deals in an effort to boost sales during the slower summer months. This year's Prime Day will start at 9 p.m. ET on July 10, 2017. While Amazon has claimed success, there have been grumblings that Prime Day deals have been unimpressive or involve older modelsTEC--Amazon-Prime Day, New York, USA - 09 May 2017


Retail’s Prime Day Pile On

Amazon’s massive sale suits its own purposes, but Prime Day creates both challenges and opportunities for other merchants.

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Inside Saks Fifth Avenue’s 10022-Shoe store in Greenwich, CT


Richard Baker’s Dealmaking at Hudson’s Bay

Richard Baker has built his retail empire through dealmaking.

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Nickelodeon: Research Leads to Disruptive Retail Strategies

While big clients like Walmart, Target and Amazon are the foundation of Nickelodeon’s licensing business, midtier and specialty partnerships have their roles to play too.

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Sharper Image is returning to beauty appliances in a deal with Conair.

Beauty Features

Sharper Images Returns to the Beauty Devices Business

Like Adidas track suits and fanny packs, Sharper Image is back hoping to capture the allure of its heyday when its stores were the destination for the latest in gadgets. The new roster includes beauty tools in a partnership with Conair.

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WWD List: 15 Fashion Companies Spending More in 2018

After some belt tightening last year, retailers are boosting their capital expenditures as they seek to keep up with consumers.

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A rendering of Target's Brooklyn store, which is set to open in 2020.


Target Expanding Small-Store Fleet in New York

The retailer is building a critical mass of smaller stores that represent the entirety of the brand.

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Wine's debut collection features Italian fabrics.

Fashion Scoops

Direct-to-Consumer Wone Athleticwear Debuts With Focus on Human Connections

Hildebrand connected with her future husband in 2013, when she was creating the first meditation center in Portland, Ore.

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Beauty Features

Beauty at Target Aims for Sweet Spot Between Style and Essentials

Target will launch an augmented reality beauty experience called Beauty Studio for virtual try-ons.

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Hue for Every Man was one of 10 brands mentored by Target.

Beauty Features

Target Takeoff Accelerator Mentors Upstart Brands

Target is on the hunt for the next big trends in beauty. The company has an accelerator program designed to help upstarts learn how to scale to the mass market.

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Customers walk with their purchases from a Target store, in Methuen, Mass. Target Corp. reports earnings, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017Earns Target, Methuen, USA - 27 Jun 2016


Target Investments Lift Results in First Quarter, but Shares Drop

The company is investing in store remodels, and rolling out new brands and a menu of delivery and pickup options for shoppers.

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The Kristin Ess collection at Target.


Tech Experts Give Target Thumbs Up on AR Beauty Test

The rollout of the Target Beauty Studio follows a home goods AR launch last fall.

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Target's Kips Bay unit is slated to bow in 2019.


Target Boosts Flexible-Format Stores, Beauty and Restock

Retailer makes key moves on several fronts.

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Loop's GiftNow service helps ease the process of gift giving.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Synchrony to Acquire Gift-giving Platform Loop

The financial services company is positioning itself for future commerce in a changing world.

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Brian CornellVictoria Beckham for Target Garden Party, Los Angeles, USA - 01 Apr 2017

Fashion Scoops

Brian Cornell’s Incentive Pay Rises at Target

The ceo’s incentive pay went from zero to $4.8 million.

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