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Specialty Retailer to Grand Open on Thursday, May 8, 2014

(OAKLAND, CA; April 29, 2014)—Cost Plus World Market® ( is thrilled to announce the opening of its first store location in Missoula, Montana. The store, located at Southgate Mall at 3025 Paxson Street, 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 8, 2014 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 customers through the doors on May 8 will receive a $10 Cost Plus World Market gift card. In addition, the first 100 customers through the doors each day from Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 will receive a free reusable Cost Plus World Market tote bag.

Throughout the grand opening weekend, the new Missoula store will offer food and beverage sampling, live entertainment, and a daily raffle drawing, in which the store will give away two $250 World Market gift cards each day. Also, customers who spend a minimum of $40 in one transaction in the new Missoula store from Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 will receive two free movie reward certificates (while supplies last; some restrictions apply, including not valid on purchases of alcoholic beverages and gift cards, valid on in store purchases only and to those 18 years and older.)

It’s outdoor season at World Market stores and online at From cozy living and occasional furniture and dining tables and chairs to seasonal décor, tabletop serving pieces and barbecue tools, customers can find a wide variety of affordable and unique outdoor entertaining options. The store also boasts a large assortment of imported gourmet foods, wine and beer that are sure to please your guests. It’s a great time to discover what’s in store at the new Missoula Cost Plus World Market store.

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About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market operates 264 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, and hundreds of 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