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Cost Plus World Market to Open its First Store in Connecticut

July 30, 2018

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2018--Cost Plus World Market ® ( www.worldmarket.com ) is pleased to announce the grand opening of its first store location in Connecticut. The new Manchester store is located in The Manchester Collection at 179B Hale Road, and will have all the great merchandise for which World Market® is known.

The specialty retailer is already well known for its eclectic assortment of unique and authentic home furniture, decor, tabletop items, and jewelry and accessories from around the world. Cost Plus World Market buyers travel the globe visiting remote villages, centuries-old factories, and foreign bazaars and markets, searching for affordable products to offer their customers, including baskets from the Philippines, chocolates from Belgium, pottery from Portugal, collectibles from Africa, and international gourmet food and drinks.

Customers new to World Market will find it filled with everything one needs for entertaining throughout the year, including imported food and beverages, serveware and textiles. The latest in fall trends has just launched in stores at World Market. Shoppers looking to refresh their home for the upcoming home entertaining season can find affordable furniture, unique home decor collections, beautifully patterned throw pillows, handwoven rugs, dining stylish tables and seating, and more at prices to fit any budget.

To start the Manchester store’s grand opening celebrations, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 shoppers through the door on Thursday, August 2, 2018 will receive a $10 World Market gift card.

In addition, the first 100 shoppers in the Manchester store from Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 5, 2018, will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag and can enjoy food and beverage sampling and more throughout the weekend. The store will also host a twice-daily raffle prize of a $250 World Market gift card throughout the grand opening weekend.

From Thursday, August 2, 2018 through Sunday, August 5, 2018, the first 250 customers who spend a minimum of $40 in the Manchester, Connecticut store will receive two free movie certificates.*

To stay up to date on all of Cost Plus World Market’s current promotions, collections, and events, follow us on www.facebook.com/worldmarket, www.twitter.com/worldmarket, www.pinterest.com/worldmarket, www.instagram.com/worldmarket, and www.worldmarket.com/blog.

*Movie certificates are limited to the first 250 customers each day who spend a minimum of $40 in the Manchester, Connecticut store and while supplies last. Not valid on purchases of alcoholic beverages or gift cards. Full movie admission giveaway terms and conditions can be found online at www.worldmarket.com/manchester.

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market ( www.worldmarket.com ) operates 280 stores in 39 states and the District of Columbia under the World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature an ever-changing selection of casual home decor and furniture, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, and gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s more than 50 years in the import business.

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CONTACT: Cost Plus World Market

Jill Osaka, 510-694-3319

jill.osaka@cpwm.com

www.worldmarket.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA CONNECTICUT

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONLINE RETAIL HOME GOODS RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE SPECIALTY

SOURCE: Cost Plus World Market

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