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Cost Plus World Market Launches Friends & Family Sweepstakes Now Through October 8, 2012

Customers Have a Chance to Win a $500 World Market Gift Card for Themselves and a Friend

OAKLAND, Calif. (October 1, 2012) - Now that summer is over, it’s time to think about a fall refresh for your home with a stop at Cost Plus World Market® during its upcoming Friends & Family event. Before the big event begins, the specialty retailer is again offering its customers an opportunity to win a $500 World Market® gift card for themselves and one for a friend during the Friends & Family Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes runs from now until October 8, 2012 and customers can enter at or for a chance to win one of eight pairs of gift cards to be given away each day.

World Market will hold its Friends & Family event in stores and online from Saturday, October 6 through Monday, October 8. The special promotion offers customers 25% off home furnishings, décor, gifts and more and 10% off gourmet food and non-alcoholic beverages (some exclusions apply; go to for details). To receive a Friends & Family coupon, customers can enter the sweepstakes or become a Facebook fan at

It’s the start of the season of fall home entertaining, and World Market has everything one needs to set a beautiful table, from hand-painted ceramics from Portugal and Tunisia and uniquely patterned tablecloths and napkins from India to wine glasses from Germany and handmade platters from Turkey. For those already thinking ahead to holiday gift giving, World Market also has affordable options for every person on the list, including imported chocolates and sweets for the candy lover, bath soap sets for the spa lover, retro games for the kids, stocking stuffers, and more.

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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