Walmart reports increase in shoppers despite rise in delta variant COVID-19 cases

  • Shoppers are returning to U.S. Walmart stores despite a rise in delta variant coronavirus cases, causing online sale growth to decrease drastically.
  • Mastercard is phasing out the use of magnetic stripes on its credit and debit cards in the U.S. beginning in 2027.
  • Shoe brand Allbirds is launching a premiere activewear collection including biker shorts, running tanks and more.