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Grand Prize Winner to Receive $10,000 World Market® Shopping Spree and Consultation with HGTV

Cost Plus World Market® And Hgtv Partner To Launch “Passport To Style” Sweepstakes

OAKLAND, Calif. (September 24, 2012)— Just as HGTV® network’s House Hunters InternationalTM series showcases homes from around the globe, Cost Plus World Market® offers consumers products inspired by these international destinations. Therefore, it‘s only natural that the two companies partner to launch an exciting sweepstakes. Now through October 26, World Market customers can enter the “Passport to Style” Sweepstakes at for a chance to win a $10,000 World Market shopping spree and consultation with an HGTV designer.

The grand prize features an in-home consultation with an HGTV designer, customized room sketches for the winner’s home and a personalized World Market shopping experience. In addition, World Market will award a $1000 World Market gift card to each of three runner-up entries.

From home furniture and tabletop textiles to dinnerware and home décor, World Market makes it easy and affordable to make over virtually any space inside and outside the home. World Market has a variety of items to affordably update the home for the fall season. Patterned curtain panels, toss pillows and rugs instantly change the look and feel of a room, while new décor items, tabletop textiles and dinnerware and glassware create a warm seasonal Fall Harvest appeal for the dining table.

House Hunters International, the wildly popular spin-off of the hit HGTV series House Hunters, takes viewers through the real estate shopping experience in faraway locales from Argentina to Turkey. During each episode, buyers and their real estate agents research and visit neighborhoods, villages and seaports, offering viewers a first-hand experience of life overseas. HGTV shows offer creative home design inspiration for the homeowner and renter.

For more information about Cost Plus World Market and current promotions and events, go to,, and

About HGTV
HGTV®, America’s leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to almost 98 million U.S. households and is one of cable’s top-rated networks. HGTV’s website,, is the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination, which attracts an average of more than four million unique visitors per month.

About Cost Plus World Market Cost Plus World Market ( operates 261 stores in 30 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