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Cost Plus World Market® Celebrates The Relocation And Grand Opening Of Its Grand Rapids, Michigan Store

New Store Location to Open on Thursday, May 9, 2013

OAKLAND, Calif.; April 30, 2013—Cost Plus World Market® ( is excited to announce the relocation and grand opening of its Grand Rapids, Michigan store in Centerpointe Mall. The newly relocated World Market® store located at 3641 28th Street SE will continue to carry a wide selection of unique and affordable merchandise from around the world for which the retailer has become known.

To start the celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, May 9 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. In addition, the first 200 customers through the doors each day from Thursday, May 9 through Sunday, May 12, 2013 will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag. In addition, the store will offer food and beverage sampling, live music and will hold daily raffle drawings with prizes that include $100 World Market gift cards and gift baskets. All events are free, open to the public and RSVPs are not necessary.

The season of outdoor entertaining has arrived and with unbeatable savings throughout the store, it’s a great time to shop World Market! Beginning Saturday, May 4, World Market customers (in store and online) can save up to 30% on select outdoor furniture and more. World Market recently launched two outdoor collections, which were inspired by seaside locales and features bright, bold hues of orange, turquoise, red, yellow and lime green that are sure to warm up any outdoor living area. Unique patterns of stripes, paisleys and florals can be found on serving platters and plates, acrylic glasses, tabletop textiles and outdoor cushions, all at affordable prices. And don’t forget that World Market also carries a wide assortment of gourmet food and beverages that are sure to impress your guests. The entire outdoor collection and more can be seen and shopped at

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About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market ( operates 267 stores in 31 states under the World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature an ever-changing selection of casual home décor and 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.

Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market