1. Gucci’s Decline Shows Just How Dependent Luxury Is on China: On Tuesday, Kering SA, the owner of Gucci, reminded investors that not all luxury companies would share equally in China’s latest wave of revenge spending. – Read More on Bloomberg

2. Will the extraordinary boom in luxury goods ever end? With fears of a global recession lingering, can the sector’s growth continue undaunted? It all hangs on the US and China, the twin growth engines of luxury and its biggest consumer markets. – Read More on the FT

3. eBay Expands Luxury Offering with New Brand Platform: eBay announces the launch of its new Certified by Brand program, partnering directly with brands to scale their presence in the secondary market, while providing shoppers access to a wider selection of coveted and collectible luxury goods. – Read More from eBay

4. Gen Z Shoppers Knowingly Buy Fakes to Save Money: Younger consumers are bringing about a trend of showing off products that look more costly than they really, which is being called “frugal flexing,” and buying knock-offs — and showing them off — is part of it. – Read More on PYMNTS

5. RETRO READ: Searches for “Replicas” Are Down Thanks to the Rise of the Dupe. The use of the term “dupe” in this context is almost always inaccurate, as the items are not actually “dupes,” a term that it traditionally used to refer to legally above-board products that take inspiration from other, existing (and often much more expensive) products. – Read More on TFL

6. Russia revives fried chicken chain Rostic’s after KFC owner leaves: The revamp mirrors that of former McDonald’s restaurants, but while McDonald’s imposed stringent restrictions on the use of its brand and products, KFC will linger as franchisees with existing agreements can remain open. – Read More on Reuters