1. Amazon loses bid to toss consumer antitrust lawsuit: Inc must face consumer claims that its pricing practices artificially drove up the cost of goods sold by other retailers in violation of U.S. antitrust law, a federal judge has ruled. – Read More on Reuters

2. Deep Agency shows the perils of applying AI to the fashion industry: Companies commercializing diffusion models have long claimed that “fair use” protects them if their systems were trained on licensed content, but artists allege that the models infringe on their rights, in part because the training data was sourced without their authorization or consent. – Read More on TechCrunch

3. Gucci and Yuga Labs Are Bringing High Fashion to the Otherside: Fashion company Gucci said Monday that it’s working with non-fungible-token issuer Yuga Labs, the company behind the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection, to bring luxury digital fashion into the metaverse. – Read More on CoinDesk

4. Why Chinese Apps Are the Favorites of Young Americans: Much like during China’s rise to manufacturing dominance a few decades ago, Chinese tech companies have harnessed a labor pool of affordable talent to constantly fine-tune product features. – Read More on the WSJ

5. Mixed report on Fashion Charter signatories: CPD data showed that less than half of signatories – 45% – were currently compliant with setting public climate targets needed to keep global warming below 1.5C in line with the Paris Agreement. – Read More on EcoTextile

6. Are Celebrity Brands Out of Style for Retailers?  While the relationships with Ye and Beyoncé didn’t pan out as expected, it’s worth noting the common factor in both partnerships — Adidas. More specifically, these failed collaborations shed light into a bigger issue with the brand: its heavy dependency on collabs with various partners. – Read More on PYMNTS