Cost Plus demands Vegas drop World Market name

Rusell, Thonas
June 2007
Furniture/Today;6/25/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 41, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that Cost Plus World Market Inc.'s parent company Cost Plus Management Services has filed a suit demanding that the World Market Center cease using the term World Market in its name. The suit claims that the similarity between the names has caused confusion in the marketplace by incorrectly suggesting there is a business relationship between the two entities. It also alleges that the use of World Market name has hurt Cost Plus World Market's business and reputation.


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