Ep13 - the Future - Manaverse Podcast Round Table

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In this round table, we look at some of the points raised by our friend Gary Ray in his blog entry titled "Retail Headwinds and the Future Survivors." Gary is the owner of Black Diamond Games in Concord, California and a prolific writer on industry topics. In his article, Gary talks about upcoming changes and trends that may affect game stores in North America.

Joining me in the round table are Thomas Traplin, our host and producer of the Manaverse Podcast and Wayne Mittlestaedt, owner of Dueling Grounds in Toronto, Canada. The topics of the round table include the proposed increases in minimum wage, the change in salaried compensation, the end of volunteers, customer show-rooming, and effect of games entering the mass market world.

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