Ulta Beauty will open in-store shops next to the beauty departments at more than 100 Target stores by the middle of next year, looking to appeal to pandemic-era shoppers who want one-stop options, the companies said. The 1,000-square-foot shops will sell a rotating roster of products from more than 40 fragrance, beauty and skin care brands... A federal judge has authorized J.C. Penney's multipart deal to emerge from bankruptcy protection in time for the holidays. As part of the deal, Brookfield Property Partners and Simon Property Group will acquire Penney's retail operations in a debt and cash deal valued at $1.75 billion, allowing stores to continue to operate and saving about 60,000 jobs...