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Cost Plus World Market Asks Pinterest Users “What Will You Discover At Worldmarket.Com?”


OAKLAND, Calif.; August 21, 2012—Now through August 31, 2012, Cost Plus World Market (www.worldmarket.com) is asking Pinterest users “What will you discover?” on the new worldmarket.com website. The fun, engaging and sharing nature of Pinterest is a great fit for World Market’s new website that offers stylish collections, beautiful images and innovative features.

To enter the WorldMarket.com Pin It Contest, Pinterest users, or Pinners, need only follow World Market on Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/worldmarket) and create a “WorldMarket.com Pin It Contest” board. The new worldmarket.com features many unique items that provide inspiration for home decorating, entertaining and gift giving. Pinners’ boards should include at least six of their favorite World Market items from each of the following categories on worldmarket.com: Furniture, Decorating & Home, Entertaining & Kitchen, Gifting & Accessories, Food & Drink and Inspirations & Solutions. One daily winner of a $100 World Market gift card will be chosen from the entries for a total of 12 contest winners.

Discovering new favorites will be an easy task since the newly designed worldmarket.com site includes even more product assortment. The site also added social media integration making it easy to share your likes with Facebook friends, improved photography and tips and tools for home decorating and entertaining and more. The design of the website invites customers to browse, linger, learn and discover unique and affordable treasures for the home.

Winning boards will be chosen on the basis of creativity, positive representation of the brand and uniqueness. One winner will be chosen and notified via phone and email. For more information on how to enter the contest and official rules, go to www.facebook.com/worldmarket.

For information about Cost Plus World Market’s current promotions and events, follow us on www.facebook.com/worldmarket, www.twitter.com/worldmarket, and www.pinterest.com/worldmarket.

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market operates 258 stores in 30 states under the names “World Market” and “Cost Plus World Market.” The store features an ever-changing selection of casual home furnishings, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, 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.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market
510.808.9319
jill.osaka@cpwm.com