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Unique And Affordable Last-Minute Gifts And More To Be Found At Cost Plus World Market

Specialty retailer offers everything you need to celebrate the holidays

OAKLAND, Calif.; December 14, 2012— With only 10 shopping days left before Christmas, Cost Plus World Market® ( is your one-stop shop for the holidays. For more than 50 years, the specialty retailer has offered everything you need to celebrate the season with thousands of Christmas ornaments, yuletide décor, gift-giving ideas, stocking stuffers, traditional holiday food and beverages and more.

A traditional German pickle? A whimsical pink glass pig with wings? A vintage pinecone gnome? Yes, we have those ornaments and more in our huge holiday shop in stores and online now. World Market has become well known for unusual and unique Christmas ornaments. And, with some starting as low as two for $5, it’s never too late to start your own ornament collection or add more to your assortment. The store also carries a selection of stockings, tree skirts and tabletop décor to deck your halls.

Still at a loss for gift ideas for a few people on your list? Not to worry, because World Market has unique and affordable gift options for everyone; hand-carved jewelry boxes and frames from India; scented candles from one of the best makers in France; eco-friendly “green” toys for kids; cold-weather fashion accessories for women, including glittens, hats and scarves; bar accessories and glasses to serve your cocktails in style; grab-and-go hostess and teacher gifts and more. For a customized gift, our store associates can help you create the perfect gift basket for movie fans, food and wine lovers and home-spa seekers. A World Market gift card is sure to please anyone on your list.

Starting as low as 99 cents, World Market has stocking stuffers for everyone and for every budget. World Market has sweet treats, kitchen gadgets, toys, phone accessories and stationery that are both adorable and affordable. You can count on World Market for stocking stuffers from every corner of the globe.

World Market is already known for carrying unique food items throughout the year, but many people may not know of the traditional seasonal foods that can be found during the holidays. If you’ve only read about but never tried Glühwein, stollen, mincemeat tarts or plum pudding, now is the time. Glühwein is a mulled wine from Germany spiced with cinnamon, citrus and vanilla. Served warm, it’s the perfect drink for winter’s chilly nights. World Market is also known for its wide selection of affordable wines that will pair well with any of your holiday meals and celebrations.

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About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market ( operates 264 stores in 31 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