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Apple Launches Shops-in-shop at Select Target Locations

Consumers will be able to purchase a large variety of Apple products while in Target stores or at target.com.

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Target’s C-suite Shuffle

The big-box retailer is mixing up its senior leadership team in an attempt to capture more market share amid a troubling retail environment.

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Beauty companies should aim for transparency and provide updates on diversity and inclusion commitments that were promised last summer.

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Here’s Where Beauty Stands in Its Progress Toward Racial Equity

In January, WWD Beauty Inc reached out to more than a dozen major beauty companies to track whether internal progress had been made toward diversity.

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Target’s Activewear Line All in Motion Becomes a Billion-dollar Brand

The milestone marks Target’s 10th billion-dollar owned brand.

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Target Is Winning the Pandemic Race

Here’s why and what other retailers can learn from the big-box giant.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Joins Ulta Beauty as Diversity & Inclusion Adviser

Ulta said it will double the number of Black-owned beauty brands it sells in 2021.

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Hairtamin by Lilly Ghalichi, Leyla Milani Launches at Ulta

The hair-care and supplement brand has found its first distribution partner in the retail giant.

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Fragrance Sales Bounce Back

In a tough year, scent sales were a bright spot for beauty.

clock January 29, 2021Pete Born

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Target Invests Additional $200 Million in Team Members

Meanwhile, the big-box retailer continues to grow its bottom line, despite an increasingly challenging retail environment.

clock January 26, 2021Kellie Ell

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Under Black Female Ownership, Black Opal’s Refresh Heads Into Ulta

Under new owners Desirée Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, Black Opal is launching at Ulta with new products, cleaning up formulations and aiming to be the go-to brand for women of color.

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Beauty Features

Ulta Beauty Names New Makeup Merchant

Changes on the merchandising team come after strong headwinds in makeup sales.

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Beauty Features

The Evolution of Beauty Retail: Who’s Gaining Share, and Who’s Losing It

E-commerce, curbside pickup, Ulta Beauty with Target and Sephora with Kohl’s. The beauty retailing shifts you should pay attention to for 2021.

clock January 8, 2021Allison Collins

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Beauty Features

Follain to Help Black-owned Beauty Brands Get EWG-verified

Follain, which took Aurora James’ 15 Percent Pledge last year, will support five brand partners to start.

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EXCLUSIVE: The Ordinary Expands ‘Colours’ With Concealers

The anticipated follow-up to the brand’s foundations will launch on Jan. 19.

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The Best Products to Shop From the Ulta Beauty Blitz Sale 2020

Enjoy weekly deals across the beauty retailer’s best-selling brands during its holiday sale.

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