Cost Plus World Market Partners with Sanrio to Launch Exclusive Hello Kitty® Merchandise

Posted at 9:01 AM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-12 09:01:42-05

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2019--Can you say “super kawaii ”? Customers will experience cuteness overload after viewing the new Hello Kitty® Collection from Sanrio available exclusively at Cost Plus World Market ® stores and online at This limited-time, special collection launched earlier this month and includes drinking glasses, stationery, fashion accessories and gift bags with an exclusive cherry blossom design to celebrate the spring season.

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Items from the new Hello Kitty Collection at World Market (Photo: Business Wire)

Rounding out this adorable collection, customers can also pick up wafer cookies, candies, strawberry rice crackers, wine and sake, coloring books, lip balms and more. The spring collection is just a teaser to what’s to come in the fall and holiday seasons; with Cost Plus World Market introducing more exclusive product featuring additional Sanrio characters, perfectly timed to the gifting season.

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About Sanrio®

Sanrio is the global lifestyle brand best known for pop icon Hello Kitty®, and home to many other beloved character brands including ChococatTM, My MelodyTM, Badtz-MaruTM, KeroppiTM, Gudetama™ and Aggretsuko™. Sanrio was founded on the ‘small gift, big smile ® ’ philosophy – that a small gift can bring happiness and friendship to people of all ages. Since 1960, this philosophy has served as the inspiration to offer quality products, services and activities that inspire unique consumer experiences across the world. Today, Sanrio’s legendary breadth of products is available in over 130 countries and in retail locations including department, specialty, national chain retailers and Sanrio boutique stores. To learn more about Sanrio, please visit and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market ( ) operates 274 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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