1. Harrods imposes sanctions on Russian shoppers: The Knightsbridge department store has contacted Russian customers warning that it will no longer sell them “luxury goods” worth more than £300. – Read More on the Telegraph

2. What Europe’s 2 pending tech laws mean for different Big Tech players: A pair of proposed laws from the European Union — the Digital Markets Act and the Digital Services Act — both target big tech firms, but they will target different companies in different ways. – Read More on S&P Global

3. Shein’s Breakneck Growth Slows, Testing $100 Billion Valuation: The online-only retailer of inexpensive apparel has become a global phenomenon, with a following of mostly tweens and teenagers in the West making its app one of the most downloaded in the world. – Read More on Bloomberg

4. Roblox expects losses for ‘foreseeable future’ as pandemic demand wanes: Roblox, one of the world’s most popular gaming sites for children, is starting to feel the pinch from easing COVID restrictions that have allowed kids to spend more time outdoors. – Read More on Reuters

5. Driven by Gen Z, the boom of faux fur: Faux fur is in the midst of a boom. According to data from the retail tracking firm Edited, retail sales of genuine fur styles fell 44% from 2020 to 2021 while sales of luxury faux fur items increased 72%. – Read More on SCMP