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Cost Plus World Market® Kicks Off Black Friday Weekend With Free Giveaways And Special In-store And Online Savings

Most stores open at 7:00 am on Friday, November 27, 2015*

OAKLAND, Calif.; November 23, 2015—Ready, set, shop! Be sure to start your holiday shopping season with a trip to Cost Plus World Market®, the best place for unique and affordable gifts for everyone on your list. The specialty retailer is kicking off Black Friday with a weekend of the best deals of the year in store and online. World Market® will be closed on Thanksgiving and will open its doors early on Friday, November 27 at 7:00 am and Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29 at 8:00 am.* On Friday morning, World Market will provide free coffee and treats to early shoppers to keep their energy going through the morning rush.

Free Giveaways In Store
Every day from Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29, 2014, the first 100 customers in stores will receive an exclusive Downton Abbey® limited-edition teacup in a gift box, with a different quote from the show’s most popular characters each day. In addition, customers who spend a minimum of $20 in stores in a single transaction will receive an exclusive Downton Abbey® tote bag, with a different design each day and available while supplies last.

World Market is thrilled to announce its partnership with NBCUniversal in the premiere of the sixth and final season of Julian Fellowes’s award-winning series Downton Abbey® in the United States on January 3, 2016. As part of the partnership, World Market has developed a line of licensed Downton Abbey® products, including Christmas crackers, sugar and creamer set, paper goods, ceramic teapot, teacups and dessert plates, apron, tea towels, and more. As it’s the final season of the show, it’s also the last year to buy some exclusive and limited production items from Cost Plus World Market.

Best Deals of the Year
Shoppers will want to be the first in line on Friday, November 27 to take advantage of free giveaways and some phenomenal savings, including one-day Buy One, Get One FREE or “BOGO” deals throughout the store and online at Items include jewelry, hats and bags, throw pillows, all holiday cakes, personal care items, and more.

World Market’s amazing deals don’t stop after Black Friday because they’ll be offering savings on Saturday and Sunday as well. The store will be filled with special savings through the holiday, but you’ll want to shop Black Friday weekend for the best savings. Online shoppers can check out World Market’s Christmas shop for décor, stationery, gift giving ideas and more.

*Most World Market stores open at 7:00 am on Friday, November 27, 2015, but customers should check or call their local store for special holiday store hours.

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About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market operates 276 stores in 35 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.