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Cost Plus World Market® Launches Downton Abbey® Collection

Exclusive Downton Abbey Collection at Cost Plus World Market (Photo: Business Wire)

OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Retailer to Offer Exclusive Licensed Merchandise and Host In-Store Events on September 14th

Cost Plus World Market® (www.worldmarket.com) is thrilled to announce its collaboration with NBCUniversal in the development of a limited edition line of licensed products for the Downton Abbey collection, including scone mixes, jams and preserves. A new teapot, teacups and saucers and kitchen textiles will be added to the collection in October and all items will be available in stores and online at worldmarket.com through the holidays. Coming to theaters on September 20, 2019, the Downton Abbey movie is a Carnival Films production, with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International distributing.

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To celebrate the premiere of the Downton Abbey movie, the specialty retailer is hosting a Downton Abbey Tea Party event in all participating stores on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Customers can shop the special collection while sampling tea, shortbread and preserves. During this tea party event, World Market will be hosting special “pop-up” events in seven locations, wherein costumed characters will serve tea and food samples to customers. The seven store locations will host trivia games, in-store raffles and giveaways, and more. More information about the pop-up locations can be found here online at worldmarket.com.

Additionally, on September 14, 2019, World Market is inviting fans to celebrate the movie by taking part in its Virtual “Do the Downton” Tea Party. Fans can participate by taking a picture of themselves “doing the Downton” or drinking tea with pinky up and posting the picture with the hashtag #DoTheDownton and #DowntonAbbeyMoviePromo to www.facebook.com/worldmarket, www.twitter.com/worldmarket or www.instagram.com/worldmarket for a chance to win a $150 World Market gift card and two tickets to see the Downton Abbey movie.

More information about Cost Plus World Market’s Downton Abbey collection and promotions can be found at www.worldmarket.com . To stay up to date on all of Cost Plus World Market’s current promotions and events, follow us on www.facebook.com/worldmarket, www.twitter.com/worldmarket and www.pinterest.com/worldmarket.

About Downton Abbey

This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes and starring the original cast. The movie is a Carnival Films production, with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International distributing.

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market (www.worldmarket.com) operates 276 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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