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Walmart forcing all workers to mask up, managers to get COVID vaccine

Walmart is requiring workers in high risk areas to mask up — and will force all managers to get vaccinated by early October. The mask mandate was announced Friday and…

Scarlett Johansson’s agent blasts Disney amid ‘Black Widow’ dispute

Scarlett Johansson’s $50 million contract dispute with Disney over her starring role in “Black Widow” just got uglier, with her powerful Hollywood agent accusing the Mouse House of dirty tactics.…

Victoria’s Secret settles sex-harassment suits before spinoff

Victoria’s Secret has settled a pair of investor lawsuits over sex harassment allegations as it gears up to be spun off into an independent, publicly traded company. The lingerie giant’s…

Balthazar may require proof of vaccination for indoor dining

Fashionable Soho brasserie Balthazar may start requiring indoor diners to show proof of vaccination, according to famed owner Keith McNally. The move would bring the swanky French restaurant — which…

Retailers weren’t hot on Robinhood stock after IPO

Robinhood’s efforts to democratize finance fell flat on the free trading app’s first day as a public company. Retail investors only bought $18.85 million shares of the popular trading app…

Key inflation indicator jumps 3.5 percent from year ago

A key inflation indicator rose 3.5 percent in June from a year ago — its biggest year-over-year jump in 30 years — as costs continued to grow in the US economy just…

Cathie Wood buys over $45M in Robinhood stock on first day

Cathie Wood sunk more than $45 million into Robinhood, apparently unshaken by the commission free-trading app’s disappointing first day of trading. Wood’s flagship $25.5-billion ARK Innovation fund purchased almost 1.3…

Melinda French Gates, Mackenzie Scott team up for $40M donation

The divorcee and soon-to-be divorcee of two of the richest men in the world are teaming up to give away $40 million to four organizations that promote gender equality. Melinda…

Ex-Pilgrim’s Pride executives indicted in chicken price-fixing case

A federal grand jury has indicted four former executives at Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the largest US poultry producers, for their roles in an alleged price fixing conspiracy for broiler chicken products.…

KFC, Taco Bell parent sees revenue rise 34 percent

The company that owns KFC and Taco Bell posted better-than-expected sales in the second quarter thanks to stronger customer demand and a record new store building spree. Yum Brands built…