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Cost Plus World Market To Open In Houston Heights, Texas

Specialty Retailer to Grand Open with Weekend of Special Events

OAKLAND, Calif.; November 11, 2015—Cost Plus World Market® is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its Houston Heights, Texas store, the latest store for the specialty retailer in the Houston market. The new store is located in Yale Street Market at 195 Yale Street, and will have all the great merchandise for which World Market® is known.

The new Cost Plus World Market store opens just in time for the holidays to take care of one’s home entertaining needs, starting with Thanksgiving cooking essentials, seasonal imported foods and beverages available. And, for those getting a head start on Christmas, the store offers unique home décor, gift giving ideas, tabletop serving pieces, kitchen bakeware, and more, all at affordable prices.

To start the Houston Heights store’s grand opening celebrations, ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 shoppers through the door from Thursday, November 19 through Sunday, November 22, 2015, will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag and can enjoy live entertainment, food and beverage sampling and more throughout the weekend. In addition, the store will host a twice-daily raffle prize of a $250 World Market gift card throughout the grand opening weekend.

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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.