Target to take smaller stores to new towns in 2018

Target will expand its smaller-format store concept into new markets next year as part of a push to grow the concept from 59 to 130 locations over the next two years. The retailer will open a 54,700-square-foot store in Dallas and two smaller locations in the Massachusetts towns of Burlington and Cambridge.

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Skincare

A flurry of product launches in the UK and US suggests skincare made with food ingredients is set to gain momentum. Although it’s currently fairly niche, there is potential to develop mainstream offerings that are formulated with nutritive food ingredients for healthier skin.

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Beauty Spot: Targeting age diversity

The beauty industry is striving for diversity and aiming to grow more inclusive of gender, race and age. While brands and retailers are increasingly using women of all ages in advertising and market campaigns, Millennial shoppers still remain a focus for most color cosmetics brands.

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