1. FTC Names 3 Amazon Executives in Suit Over Prime. The FTC disclosed new details in its lawsuit against Amazon, publicly naming 3 executives who the agency says played a key role in a scheme to enroll customers unwittingly in the company’s Prime program and make it difficult for them to cancel their subscription. – Read More on the WSJ

2. And speaking of the FTC: The Federal Trade Commission has brought its first antitrust lawsuit under chair Lina Khan challenging serial acquisitions by private equity firms. – Read More on the FT

3. China’s middle class puts luxury spending on hold as uncertainty swirls. Only 28.6 percent of more than 4,500 people polled listed luxury spending as a financial goal, down from more than 50 percent five years ago. – Read More on SCMP

4. How Gen Z Envisions AI Improving E-Commerce. Gen Z appear eager to use artificial intelligence when engaging in one of their favorite activities—online shopping, according to a new study conducted by the Harris Poll and e-commerce tech company Rokt. – Read More on AdAge

5. California’s big oil lawsuit is a ‘huge deal,’ Center for Climate Integrity head says. California is the first oil-producing state to file suit against the companies for knowing and then lying about how the fact that their products cause climate change. – Read More on NPR

6. US retail sales smash expectations in August. US retail sales accelerated much faster than expected in August, bolstered by recovering gas station sales and strong clothing sales. – Read More on S&P Global