Cost Plus World Market Launches the Gourmet Getaway Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a Culinary Trip to Italy

Retailer Partners with ABC’s “The Chew” and Bella Italia® to Offer Grand
Prize

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cost Plus World Market® (www.worldmarket.com)
is thrilled to announce the launch of their annual “Gourmet Getaway”
Sweepstakes, in which one lucky winner will receive a food lover’s dream
trip for two to Italy. The sweepstakes, at www.worldmarketsweepstakes.com,
runs now through October 2, 2015 and the grand prize winner will receive
airfare and accommodations in Sorrento with stops in Capri and Pompeii,
city and market excursions, gourmet dinners, an Italian cooking class,
and a $1000 World Market gift card.

Airfare for the trip is provided by ABC’s “The Chew” TV show and hotel
accommodations for six nights and excursions are provided by Bella
Italia, maker of authentic Italian regional food products.

World Market’s fall harvest or “The
Crush
” season has arrived in stores and online at www.worldmarket.com.
Taking a cue from wine country, the new collection celebrates the
harvest or crush season and dining al fresco style during the crisp,
mild weather of the fall months. The collection introduces a new rattan,
café-style dining
chair
, individual wine
carafes
, cheese and salumi boards, stoneware, and autumn-inspired tabletop
textiles
, which make dining indoors and out, a delicious and
beautiful experience.

Full sweepstakes rules and guidelines can be found at www.worldmarketsweepstakes.com.
To stay up to date on all of Cost Plus World Market’s current
promotions, collections and events, follow us on www.facebook.com/worldmarket,
www.twitter.com/worldmarket,
www.pinterest.com/worldmarket
and www.instagram.com/worldmarket.

About The Chew

Celebrating and exploring life through food, “The Chew,” is an
innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic
group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and
entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott’s Chew Productions for the ABC
Television Network, “The Chew” serves up everything food — from cooking
and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more —
all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring
celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall,
entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast
Daphne Oz, “The Chew” is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of
lifestyle series. Follow “The Chew” (@thechew) and hosts Mario Batali
(@mariobatali); Michael Symon (@chefsymon); Clinton Kelly
(@clinton_kelly); Carla Hall (@carlahall) and Daphne Oz (@DaphneOz) on
Twitter.

About Bella Italia Regionali

Bella Italia Regionali is a unique line of artisan products that
represents the ancient culinary traditions of Italy’s 20 regions. Thanks
to the slow drying process of the pasta, which conserves not only
nutritional factors, but even the essence, taste and flavor. Bella
Italia sources the most genuine and natural pasta from different Italian
regions. The shapes and recipes are inspired by a study with the
Mediterranean Institute of Culinary Arts. Bella Italia’s mission is to
spread the traditions of the Italian culinary history, which are handed
down from generation to generation.

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost
Plus World Market
(www.worldmarket.com)
operates 270 stores in 33 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.

Contacts

MEDIA CONTACT:
Cost Plus World Market
Jill Osaka, 510-808-9319
jill.osaka@cpwm.com