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Cost Plus World Market® Opens in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania

Specialty Retailer to Grand Open Its First Store in the Philadelphia Area on Thursday, January 28, 2016

(OAKLAND, CA; January 25, 2016)—Cost Plus World Market® ( is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its first store in the Philadelphia area. The new store in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania is located in Water Tower Square Shopping Center at 751 Horsham Road. Based in California, Cost Plus World Market is already well known for its eclectic assortment of unique and authentic home furniture, décor, tabletop items, jewelry and accessories, and more from around the world.

World Market buyers travel the globe visiting remote villages, centuries-old factories and foreign bazaars and markets searching for affordable products to offer its customers, including baskets from the Philippines, rugs from Turkey, chocolates from Belgium, pottery from Portugal, collectibles from Africa, and gourmet food from around the world. The specialty retailer is the destination for home entertaining, decorating, gift giving and holiday/seasonal celebrations.

To start the Montgomeryville store’s grand opening celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, January 28 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 shoppers through the door on Thursday, January 28, 2016 will receive a $10 Cost Plus World Market gift card. From Thursday, January 28 through Sunday, January 31, 2016, the first 100 customers will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag. In addition, the store will host a twice-daily raffle prize of a $250 World Market gift card throughout the grand opening weekend. Customers will also be able to enjoy live entertainment, food and beverage sampling and more throughout the weekend.

Adding to the celebration, World Market welcomes HGTV celebrity designer Genevieve Gorder to the store on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. The first 200 customers to bring in five non-perishable, non-glass food items to donate to Manna on Main Street will have a chance to meet Genevieve.

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About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market ( operates 279 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.

Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market