Cost Plus to Focus on Home

Sanfilippo, Michele
May 2005
Home Textiles Today;5/30/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p2
Trade Publication
This article reports that Cost Plus Inc. is focusing on higher margin items and is reaping some success in areas such as bedding, pillows, floor coverings, collectibles and candles. The company also plans to open 30 stores in the year 2005 and close five in existing markets. Cost Plus is trying to add interest to merchandising the home area by color blocking the assortment, displaying three beds and adding 15 rug arms to all its stores.


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