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1. Pandemic Speeds Americans’ Embrace of Digital Commerce: The pandemic collapsed into three months a process of adopting e-commerce that otherwise would have taken 10 years in the U.S., per McKinsey, which found that about three out of four people have tried a new shopping method due to the coronavirus and that more than half of all consumers intend to continue using curbside pickup and grocery-delivery services after the pandemic is over. – Read More on the WSJ

2. Nike v. Warren Lotas: The Bootleg Dunks and Their Place in History. “The founder of Nike Inc. is the OG shoe dog bootlegger,” Staple said, recounting how the company began as Blue Ribbon Sports, a distributor of Onitsuka Tiger sneakers, and got in legal trouble for applying its logo to Tiger shoes and selling them. “The whole company is built on a bootleg.” – Read More on Complex

3. RELATED READ: In New Injunction Filing, Nike Asks Court to Stop Warren Lotas from “Flooding the Market With Fakes.”Echoing the assertions in the complaint that it filed in a California federal court on October 14, Nike argues that Warren Lotas is “promoting and offering to sell footwear and apparel that use a confusingly similar mark as Nike’s Swoosh deign and/or the identical trade dress as Nike’s Dunk sneakers.” – Read More on TFL

4. Retail Chains Shed Stores, but It Isn’t Good for Business: “Closing stores isn’t going to solve a retailer’s underlying problems,” said Stephen Sadove, the former chief executive of Saks Inc. “You have to look at why the stores aren’t performing. What is their competitive advantage and their reason for being?” – Read More on the WSJ

5. Fired Amazon worker files discrimination lawsuit over pandemic conditions: A former Amazon.com Inc worker who protested conditions at his New York City fulfillment center sued the retailer on Thursday, accusing it of discrimination for firing him and for putting Black and Hispanic workers at heightened risk of contracting COVID-19. – Read More on Reuters

6. What the Public Wants From CEOs in 2020: Women make up 8 percent of chief executive officers of Fortune 500 companies, a record high for the list. Just three of the 40 female CEOs of these companies identify as a racial or ethnic minority: Gap Inc.’s Sonia Syngal, Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s Lisa Su and Yum China Holdings Inc.’s Joey Chui Yung Wat. – Read More on Morning Consult