1. US lawmakers push SEC to order audit of Shein IPO over Uyghur forced labor fears: A bipartisan group of two dozen U.S. representatives was calling for the Securities and Exchange Commission to halt the initial public offering of Chinese-founded fast-fashion giant Shein until it verifies it does not use forced labor. – Read More on Reuters

2. As banks fail, retail bankruptcies rise: Bankruptcies by the likes of BBBY and David’s Bridal are emblematic of larger problems, including inventory-related issues and consumer purchasing behavior. – Read More on Axios

3. Corporate ChatGPT Applications Grow Despite Legal Scrutiny. Amid the regulatory scrutiny, companies that are using or considering experimenting with ChatGPT should take precautions like drafting policies aimed at preventing employees from inputting sensitive or proprietary data. – Read More on the WSJ

4. A Conversation with UGG Founder, Brian Smith, on Building a Multi-Billion Dollar, Iconic Brand: “We waited 15 years before venturing into the mass market. The aim was to establish a strong presence in niche distribution channels.” – Read More on Thought Economics

5. Big Tech Leans on AI to Stabilize After Brutal Year: “I think that’s going to really rapidly accelerate our vision of becoming the world’s best personal assistant. I think there’s a significant business model underneath it,” Amazon’s Andy Jassy said. – Read More on PYMNTS

6. What Gen Z really wants: A report, from the Walton Family Foundation and Murmuration, paints a picture of a generation that prizes family and well-being over money-making, isn’t afraid to job-hop, and sees civic participation as vital to advancing their values. – Read More on Axios