1. Fast Fashion Could Be New Front in U.S.-China Tussle. Why Scrutiny of Shein, Temu Could Intensify. Fast fashion could be another flashpoint in the worsening U.S.-China battle as the popularity of China’s Shein, one of the world’s largest online retailers, and newcomer Temu draw increased scrutiny in the U.S. – Read More on Barron’s

2. New U.S. Employment Regulations That Companies Should Prepare for Now: In 2023, company leaders will have to address new regulations and laws in three areas — noncompete clauses, pay transparency, and human capital disclosures — that have far-reaching implications that company leaders may not have fully grasped. – Read More on HBR

3. Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Chanel report combined $3B in sales last year in Korea: In a separate regulatory filing by Hermès Korea, Louis Vuitton Korea, and Chanel Korea, the three brands reported a combined revenue of 3.93 trillion won ($3 billion) last year, a 22 percent increase on year. – Read More on JoongAng Daily

4. Coach CEO Todd Kahn the latest global luxury chief to visit ‘growth engine’ China post Covid-19: The CEOs of luxury brands have been making a beeline for mainland China, one of their most important markets, after the country ended its strict zero-Covid policy and reopened borders earlier this year. – Read More on SCMP

5. How Luxury Brands Are Courting the New Chinese Consumer as Shopping Tourism Resumes: While the uber-rich were among the first out the gate when China’s border reopened, early indications show they continued to purchase luxury goods in China, probably to maintain their VIP status at stores. – Read More on Alizila

6. Shaq has finally been served in FTX shareholders’ lawsuit: O’Neal is among the celebrity endorsers — including NFL star Tom Brady and NBA star Stephen Curry — caught up in the class-action suit brought against FTX and accused of defrauding investors by promoting a “fraudulent scheme.” – Read More on MarketWatch