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Press Release


The Next Step Trading (t/a

6 Anchor Road, Bryanston, 2191

South Africa


22 September, 2014


For Immediate Release

The Next Step Trading to Distribute
Bananagrams, Inc. Games within South Africa

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – (September 22, 2014) – Bananagrams®, Inc. (, the creators of innovative tile games including the worldwide phenomenon Bananagrams®, today announced their partnership with The Next Step Trading for the exclusive distribution rights for Bananagrams, Inc. games within South Africa.

About The Next Step Trading (trading as

The Next Step Trading is a leading distributor of hobby board games in South Africa. Founded in 2004, the company’s mission is to bring the best and most highly regarded board games from around the world to the South African public.

Supplying a network of over 90 retail outlets country‐wide, as well as several online stores, the company continues to promote the notion of bringing friends and family together to play board games. It achieves this through strong retail partnerships and continuous marketing, promotions, tournaments, exhibitions, and social media activity.

About Bananagrams®

Bananagrams, Inc., is the family-owned Rhode Island company behind a range of innovative tile games, including the international phenomenon Bananagrams® - the fast, fun anagram game that will “drive you bananas!” Currently available in 31 countries and multiple languages, original Bananagrams has also spawned a series of books. Bananagrams, Inc. also offers the award-winning Appletters®, Pairs in Pears®, ZIP-IT® and Fruitominoes® as well as Jumbo Bananagrams and Jumbo Zip-It. The games feature attractive cloth pouches and need no board, pencil or paper - ideal for children and adults who enjoy witty word play, at home or on the go.

For further press information, product details, images and review samples, please contact Judee Cohen for Bananagrams, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +1-917-721-0663.