The Affirm president sees BNPL offerings as a way to increase flexibility and transparency for consumers and merchants. Plus, Allbirds goes public and expects to turn a profit quickly, and CVS says healthcare customers are “incredibly challenged” by the muddled landscape.
$2.16B: Value of sustainable shoemaker Allbirds.
77%: Share of consumers who say brands’ sustainability and environmental responsibility is at least moderately important.
56%: Portion of consumers who made telemedicine appointments in the past 12 months.
11M: Number of COVID-19 vaccines given at CVS in 2021 Q3, down from 17 million in Q2.
29M: Number of consumers who have used a buy now, pay later (BNPL) solution.