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Cost Plus World Market® Kicks off the "Ultimate Football Fan Party Sweepstakes" Now Through January 29, 2016

Chance to Win a $2000 World Market Gift Card and More

OAKLAND, Calif. (January 11, 2016)—From now through January 29, 2016, Cost Plus World Market® ( will be running the “Ultimate Football Fan Party” Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $2000 World Market® gift card. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the big game taking place in the specialty retailer’s home town of the San Francisco Bay Area, World Market has partnered with four Bay Area-based food favorites: Torani®, Ghirardelli Chocolate®, Krave Jerky® and Columbus Foods® to each provide a case of their product to the grand prize winner. In addition, a $500 World Market gift card will be awarded to three runners-up. Fans can enter for a chance to win at

This annual showdown is one of the most highly anticipated professional football games in the U.S. and for those who aren’t able to make it to the game, World Market has fans covered for their game day party. The specialty retailer has all the ingredients to host a perfect party – from craft beers and cocktail mixes to snack favorites including pretzels, nuts, popcorn, chips and dips, serveware and more.

To help plan for one of the biggest gatherings of the year, World Market will host a Game Day Entertaining event in stores on Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, that will feature an all-star lineup of beverages, snacks, and treats to get everyone ready. Bay Area stores will also highlight local favorites for fans visiting the area.

Full sweepstakes rules and guidelines can be found at To stay up to date on all of Cost Plus World Market’s current promotions, collections and events, follow us on,, and

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market ( operates 278 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.

About Torani

Established in 1925 in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, California, Torani has grown to become the most popular consumer brand of flavored syrups in North America. Torani is still family-owned and operated, and located in South San Francisco, not far from its origins. Torani continues to stay on the creative edge of flavor with innovation and recipe ideas. For more information about Torani, visit

About Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a manufacturer and marketer of premium chocolate products. Incorporated in 1852, Ghirardelli has the richest heritage of any American chocolate company. Ghirardelli continues to honor its heritage to this day. Ghirardelli is one of the few companies in America that controls the entire chocolate manufacturing process, from cocoa bean to finished product. This control over the manufacturing process, combined with Ghirardelli¹s proprietary bean blend and unique methods of roasting and processing, ensure that you are rewarded with the highest quality and richest products. For more information visit

About KRAVE Pure Foods, Inc.

From the celebrated vineyards, coveted micro-climates and renowned gourmet outposts of California wine country comes, of all things, KRAVE. Founded in 2009, KRAVE is a leading producer of artisanal jerky, located in Sonoma. A cut above the old, leathery, chemically processed products, KRAVE represents a jerky renaissance, providing an all-natural, gluten-free snack that is both healthy and flavorful, made using only all natural, high-quality ingredients. The meat is carefully treated by hand and is double marinated and baked to lock in moisture. KRAVE’s meat is roasted, not dried or dehydrated, and is braised first, utilizing the “low and slow” method to produce the jerky’s signature moist and tender texture. Ranging from sweet and tangy to savory and spicy, KRAVE’s innovative flavor profiles will appeal to the everyday jerky lovers and to the discerning palates of today’s food-savvy, health conscious gourmands. For more information on KRAVE, please visit

About Columbus Foods

Columbus Foods has been perfecting the craft of slow aging salame since 1917 in Northern California with authentic recipes from Italy. Today, we are one of the most respected producers of craft meats in the country. You can taste the tradition, craftsmanship, and quality we put into making our products in every slice of Columbus salame.

Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market