1. Secondhand Fashion Has a Looming PFAS Problem: There is a loophole for the continued sale and circulation of existing PFAS-made products in secondhand markets, at a time when buying used is only getting more popular. – Read More on Bloomberg

2. Lidl wins trademark lawsuit against Tesco over discount scheme logo: Lidl sued Tesco in 2020 shortly after Tesco adopted a yellow circle against a blue background to promote its “Clubcard Prices” discount scheme. – Read More on Reuters

3. Lawmakers Look for Tough Implementation of Forced Labor Law Targeting China: The hearing followed U.S. Customs reporting it has stopped nearly $1.1B in goods with possible links to Xinjiang, home to China’s Uyghur people and other minority groups, under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. – Read More on the WSJ

4. RELATED READ: As Uyghur Forced Labor Law Takes Effect, What is the Impact for Brands? From a purely-cotton-perspective, the potential impact of law is striking. The U.S. imported about $9 billion worth of cotton goods from in 2020. – Read More on TFL

5. Reporting Cyberattacks Will Soon Be Mandatory: While the details vary, these requirements are intended to increase the government’s visibility regarding the scope, scale, and intensity of malicious cyber activity in their countries. – Read More on HBR

6. Zalando to Add ChatGPT-Powered Fashion Assistant to Online Platform: By leveraging AI technologies to provide personalized product recommendations, virtual try-ons, chatbots for customer service & predictive analytics for inventory management, merchants can create personalized shopping experiences, increase customer purchase intent and minimize the risk of returns. – Read More on PYMNTS