– The Washington Post
Attorneys general in 10 states and the District of Columbia are launching an investigation of contracts at fast-food chains that prevent their workers from switching franchises, targeting a practice some economists say drags down wages for millions of Americans.
– The Wall Street Journal
The long-anticipated trade conflict between the U.S. and China is underway. Companies and economists aren’t happy about the immediate impact of levies imposed Friday, but they say the potential for a broader fight is more worrisome.
A majority of Americans are committed to recycling but often they’re not doing it properly and even when they are, there’s a limited market for recycled material.
– The New York Times
Clothing design is only the leading edge of the way algorithms are transforming the fashion and retail industries. Companies now routinely use artificial intelligence to decide which clothes to stock and what to recommend to customers.