1. A Circle That Isn’t Easily Squared: While circularity is appealing in theory, discrete, brand-specific initiatives in the fashion industry have no chance to upend the established linear system. – Read More on SSIR

2. EU top court finds holes in Swiss cheese’s trademark request: The Swiss Emmental cheese, famous for its numerous holes, cannot be trademarked in the European Union, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled Wednesday. – Read More on Politico

3. The guy behind ‘Balenciaga Pope’ wants people to stop stealing his AI-generated images. Besides ensuring he gets credit for his labor, Pablo believes that linking his name to the images will help people identify that they’re fake—an ever-increasing concern. – Read More on Fast Co.

4. RELATED READ: Watermarks Could Help Prove Provenance, Address AI Deepfakes. Watermarks can be baked into the generative AI systems by marking all the training data, after which the generated content will contain the same watermark. – Read More on TFL

5. Consumer wariness constrains earnings for retailers Dick’s, e.l.f. Beauty and Williams-Sonoma: Inflation is weighing on Americans across income levels, and some pandemic changes in consumer behavior are expected to be long-lasting. – Read More on the WSJ

6. TikTok tests AI chatbot in the Philippines: Social media platform TikTok said it is in the early stages of exploring a chatbot called “Tako” that can converse with users about short videos and help them discover content, and is conducting tests with select users in the Philippines. – Read More on Reuters