1. Amazon Agrees to Change Some Business Practices in EU Settlement: The agreement may foreshadow changes at Apple, Google and Meta, which are also facing EU antitrust investigations and are racing to comply with new European laws that target the tech sector and take effect by 2024. – Read More on the New York Times

2. Jack Daniel’s, Dior Cry ‘Dilution’ as Toys, Porn Star Copy Marks: Some attorneys argue the separate cause of action is a combination of superfluousness—most dilution claims come alongside infringement claims—and overreach. – Read More on Bloomberg

3. LVMH to build new workshop making Louis Vuitton bags in Italy: The workshop will be the largest in Italy entirely dedicated to making these products for Louis Vuitton, said the region, which signed a Memorandum of Understanding with LVMH. – Read More on Reuters

4. Why Some Lawmakers Want to Ban TikTok: China’s control over the social-media app TikTok is getting new attention, as the Senate passes a bill to ban it on government devices. Meantime, Sen. Marco Rubio wants to stop TikTok from operating in the U.S. entirely. – Read More on the WSJ

5. November US retail sales fall more than expected: Retail and food services fell 0.6%, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Dec. 15. Economists expected that figure to fall just 0.2%, according to a consensus estimate compiled by Econoday. – Read More on S&P Global