1. From retail to transport: How AI is changing every corner of the economy. Almost a third of retail jobs could be displaced by technology by 2030 compared with 2017 levels, as automated tills, warehouse robotics and AI-based planning tools affect the UK’s biggest employer. – Read More on the Guardian

2. White Castle could face multibillion-dollar judgment in Illinois privacy lawsuit: The Illinois Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision said fast food chain White Castle System must face claims that it repeatedly scanned fingerprints of nearly 9,500 employees without their consent, which the company says could cost it more than $17 billion. – Read More on Reuters

3. U.S. lawmakers are looking to clamp down on what Senator Ron Wyden calls “trade cheats” – or countries and companies that use forced labor, steal American intellectual property or use illegally harvested commodities in their products. – Read More on Bloomberg

4. Pharrell Is Now a Celebrity Designer. Is He Fashion’s New Norm? The creative director job has “evolved away from being a designer. This is more of a marketing promotional leadership role for the brand.” – Read More on the WSJ

5. Why live-streaming e-commerce, popular in China, has yet to catch on in the U.S. Tech giants from Meta Platforms to ByteDance face challenges in cracking the live-streaming e-commerce market in the U.S., as technological gaps and a lack of charismatic talent have made it difficult for businesses to recreate the popular shopping trend in China. – Read More on SCMP

6. Virgin wins $160M in trademark dispute with Alaska Airlines:  Virgin Group won its trademark case against Alaska Airlines Inc for approximately $160 million, with a judge in London ruling that it is entitled to royalties even though the U.S. airline no longer uses the Virgin brand. – Read More on Reuters