Read highlights from Target’s Q&A with it’s entrepreneur-in-residence West Stringfellow about Target’s innovation aspirations following the announcement that the retailer was accepting applications to be part of its start-up accelerator.
Cozy Friedman is all about filling needs. When she couldn’t find a salon to cater to kids, she opened her own. Then, when all of the hair care items available to her were loaded with chemicals, she once again took things into her own hands, launching a youth hair care assortment called SoCozy.
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF first introduced UNICEF Kid Power in February as a child health initiative encouraging elementary school-age kids in the United States to get physically active in order to help save the lives of their peers in developing countries.
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Target has expanded its list of chemicals that it wants suppliers to remove from their products. The list includes almost 600 substances on Health Canada’s roster of prohibited cosmetic ingredients, such as coal tars and bisphenol A. It also adds triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient that is under review in hand soaps and sanitizers by the FDA.