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World Market® To Open New World Market Store In Katy, Tx

Grand Opening Celebrations Begin Thursday, November 15, 2012

OAKLAND, Calif.; November 5, 2012—World Market® ( is celebrating the opening of its latest Texas store location with a weekend of grand opening events beginning on Thursday, November 15, 2012. The new store will be located in Grand Lakes Marketplace at 6625 South Fry Road in Katy, Texas. Throughout the weekend, the store will host raffle drawings, gourmet food and beverage sampling and live entertainment.

To start the celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, November 15 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. In addition, the first 200 customers through the doors each day from Thursday, November 15 through Sunday, November 18, 2012 will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag.

World Market is thrilled at the opportunity to expand its presence in Texas and the new store will continue to offer a wide selection of unique and affordable merchandise from around the world for which the specialty retailer has become known. From home furniture, tabletop textiles and dinnerware to decorative accessories, glassware and gourmet food and wine, World Market customers are sure to find everything they want for their home entertaining needs. And, just in time for the holiday season, the store will be filled with ornaments, décor items, stocking stuffers, boxed cards, toys and gift-giving ideas and inspiration for everyone on your list.

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About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market ( operates 263 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