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World Market® Celebrates the Relocation and Grand Opening of Its New Rockville Store Location


New Store to Open on Thursday, October 18, 2012

OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, Rockville residents now have the opportunity to shop a newly relocated World Market® ( store for their favorite home entertaining and gift giving needs. The new store, located in Federal Plaza at 12266-P Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, will continue to have all the great merchandise for which World Market has become known, including a selection of home furnishings, home décor, fashion accessories and personal care items from around the world.

To start the celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, October 18 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. In addition, the first 200 customers through the doors each day from Thursday, October 18 through Sunday, October 21, 2012 will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag.

The new Rockville store will continue to offer a wide selection of unique and affordable merchandise from around the world for which the retailer has become known. The store will be filled with home furniture, tabletop textiles, dinnerware, home decor, home entertaining, gift giving ideas and gourmet food and beverages, including wine from some of the best wine regions in the world.

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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.

Cost Plus World Market
Jill Osaka, 510-808-9319

Source: Cost Plus World Market