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GROW BIZ INTERNATIONAL FILES FOR PUBLIC OFFERING

 MINNEAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Grow Biz International, Inc. (formerly Play It Again Sports Franchise Corporation) announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement to sell 1,600,000 shares of its common stock in an initial public offering. Dain Bosworth Incorporated is the sole manager of the offering.
 Grow Biz International, Inc. develops and franchises value-oriented retail concepts for stores that sell, buy, trade, and consign used and new merchandise. The company's initial store concept is Play It Again Sports(R) stores that sell and buy a broad range of new and used sporting goods, equipment and accessories. In March 1993, the company began awarding franchises for its second store concept, Once Upon A Child(R) stores that sell and buy used and new children's clothing, toys, furniture and accessories. The company is also introducing two additional store concepts, Computer Renaissance(R) stores that sell, buy, and service used and new personal computers, related equipment and accessories, and Music-Go-Round(R) stores that provide school age, professional and amateur musicians with a source of affordable used and new musical instruments.
 The registration statement relating to these securities has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. A copy of the preliminary prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained from Dain Bosworth Incorporated, Dain Bosworth Plaza, 60 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minn. 55440.
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 /CONTACT: Robert E. Thiner of Grow Biz International, 612-520-8500/


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