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Specialty Retailer to Grand Open Its First Store in the Northeast Region on Thursday, July 10, 2014

(OAKLAND, CA; July 7, 2014)—Cost Plus World Market® ( is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its first store in the Northeast region. The new store in Livingston, New Jersey is located at 530 W Mt. Pleasant Avenue and 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.

“This is an exciting time for Cost Plus World Market. Customers have been asking for years when we will be opening our stores in the Northeast. We are pleased to accommodate their shopping needs with our first store in Livingston, New Jersey,” says Barry Feld, CEO of Cost Plus World Market. Known for an eclectic collection of unique products from around the world, the specialty retailer has a wide selection of fun and affordable options for home entertaining, decorating, gift giving and more, all in one store.

To start the grand opening celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 shoppers through the door on Thursday, July 10 will receive a $10 Cost Plus World Market gift card. From Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 13, 2014, the first 100 customers will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag and will be able to enjoy live entertainment, food and beverage sampling and more.

To help celebrate the grand opening, World Market welcomes Jonathan and Drew Scott, hosts of HGTV’s “Property Brothers,” to the store on Saturday, July 12 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. The first 200 shoppers to bring five non-perishable food items to donate to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey will have a chance to meet Jonathan and Drew and receive a signed photo.

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About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market operates 269 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, rugs, curtains 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