1. Yeezy Was Never Going to Save Gap. What Can? The iconic retailer has runway to tap into the nostalgia for Y2K brands and ape the revival of peers such as Levi’s and Abercrombie & Fitch. – Read More on Bloomberg

2. Copyright lawsuits pose a serious threat to generative AI: “I’m more unsettled than I’ve ever been about whether training is fair use in cases where AIs are producing outputs that could compete with the input they were trained on,” says Cornell legal scholar James Grimmelmann. – Read More on Understanding AI

3. ‘Greenwashing’ Targeted in Latest European Regulatory Push: European officials rolled out proposals aimed at forcing companies to back up environmental and sustainability claims they make over consumer products with scientific evidence. – Read More on the WSJ

4. Apple Music trademark application blocked by U.S. appeals court: The Federal Circuit rejected Apple’s argument that it had priority over trumpeter Charlie Bertini’s “Apple Jazz” trademark rights based on its ownership of an earlier trademark from the Beatles’ music. – Read More on Reuters

5. Paying for Verified Blue Checkmarks Could Hurt Brands and Retailers: The saturation of blue checkmarks may lead to doubts about authenticity, potentially resulting in decreased consumer trust and spending. – Read More on PYMNTS

6. Unphased by the Resumption of Outbound Travel, Hermès & LV Boost China Expansion Plans: 70% of China’s luxury transactions are assisted by a salesperson, and 40% of Chinese luxury consumers contact sales assistants at the luxury stores where they shop at least once a week. – Read More on Jing