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Cost Plus World Market Opens In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Specialty Retailer to Grand Open Its Sixth Store in Alabama on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Cost Plus World Market® is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its sixth store in Alabama and the first store in Tuscaloosa. The new store is located in The Shoppes at Legacy Park at 1320 McFarland Boulevard E and will have all the great merchandise for which World Market® is known.

For those customers new to Cost Plus World Market, the specialty retailer already has two stores in the Birmingham market, and is well loved for its eclectic assortment of unique and authentic home furniture, décor, tabletop items, jewelry and accessories, gourmet food and wine, and more that have been discovered around the world.

To start the Tuscaloosa store’s grand opening celebrations, ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 shoppers through the door on October 1, 2015 will receive a $10 Cost Plus World Market gift card. From Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, October 4, 2015, the first 100 customers 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. Customers who spend $40 or more in store during the weekend will receive a voucher for two free movie admissions (limited to 250 customers per day and while supplies last).

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About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market operates 270 stores in 33 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.