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Grand Opening Events Begin on Thursday, May 7, 2015

(OAKLAND, CA; May 4, 2015)—Cost Plus World Market® is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its newly relocated Lafayette, Louisiana location. The store, located at Ambassador Row Courtyards at 3615 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, will have all the great merchandise for which World Market® is known, including home furnishings, home décor, fashion accessories, and gourmet food and beverage items from around the world.

To start the grand opening celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 customers through the doors from Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 10, 2015 will receive a reusable tote bag. In addition, the store will host live entertainment and a twice-daily raffle prize of a $250 World Market gift card throughout the grand opening weekend. More information about the Lafayette grand opening can be found online at

It’s a great time to begin outdoor entertaining and why not begin with a Mother’s Day brunch on May 10. World Market has a wide assortment of affordable outdoor furniture, colorful tabletop plates, glasses, textiles and pretty beverage dispensers to set a lovely table for your guests. The specialty retailer also carries a selection of baking mixes, gourmet appetizers and sparkling wines and beverages to round out your brunch table.

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About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market operates 270 stores in 32 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.