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Cost Plus World Market to Open its First Store in Connecticut


Specialty Retailer to Grand Open Manchester Store with Weekend of
Special Events

Plus World Market
® (
is pleased to announce the grand opening of its first store location in
Connecticut. The new Manchester
is located in The Manchester Collection at 179B Hale Road, and
will have all the great merchandise for which World Market® is known.

The specialty retailer is already well known for its eclectic assortment
of unique
and authentic home furniture
, decor, tabletop items, and jewelry
and accessories
from around the world. Cost Plus World Market buyers
travel the globe visiting remote villages, centuries-old factories, and
foreign bazaars and markets, searching for affordable products to offer
their customers, including baskets from the Philippines, chocolates from
Belgium, pottery from Portugal, collectibles from Africa, and
international gourmet
food and drinks

Customers new to World Market will find it filled with everything one
needs for entertaining throughout the year, including imported food and
beverages, serveware and textiles. The latest in fall trends has just
launched in stores at World Market. Shoppers looking to refresh their
home for the upcoming home entertaining season can find affordable
furniture, unique home decor collections, beautifully patterned throw
pillows, handwoven rugs, dining stylish tables and seating, and more at
prices to fit any budget.

To start the Manchester store's grand
opening celebrations
, a ribbon cutting with city officials and
members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at
9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100
shoppers through the door on Thursday, August 2, 2018 will receive a $10
World Market gift card.

In addition, the first 100 shoppers in the Manchester store from
Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 5, 2018, will receive a free
reusable World Market tote bag and can enjoy food and beverage sampling
and more throughout the weekend. The store will also host a twice-daily
raffle prize of a $250 World Market gift card throughout the grand
opening weekend.

From Thursday, August 2, 2018 through Sunday, August 5, 2018, the first
250 customers who spend a minimum of $40 in the Manchester, Connecticut
store will receive two free movie certificates.*

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*Movie certificates are limited to the first 250 customers each day who
spend a minimum of $40 in the Manchester, Connecticut store and while
supplies last. Not valid on purchases of alcoholic beverages or gift
cards. Full movie admission giveaway terms and conditions can be found
online at

About Cost Plus World Market

Plus World Market
operates 280 stores in 39 states and the District of Columbia under the
World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature
an ever-changing selection of casual home decor and furniture,
housewares, gifts,
jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, and 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.

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