What I’m Reading

“Scrabble Tournaments Move Toward Banning Racial and Ethnic Slurs” – New York Times

Wang Ning, 33, is readying his fast-growing, Beijing-based company Pop Mart for an IPO—and an expansion beyond China – Forbes

“Band-Aid Announces New Colors to Match Different Skin Tones—but Tru-Colour Came First” – Health.com

“A Look Into The Wild Economy Of Tabletop Board Game Funding” – NPR

Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Is Dead at 94” (and he was a board game inventor) – New York Times

Anders Ericsson, cognitive psychologist and expert on expertise, dies at 72″ – Washington Post

“With Department Stores Disappearing, Malls Could Be Next” – New York Times

“Dressing the Part: Playing with revolutionary paper dolls” – Lapham’s Quarterly

“Wild Swings in Freight Rates the New Normal Amid Uneven Recovery” – Bloomberg

“First Look: Walmart’s new self-checkout store” – Chain Store Age

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