World Market Explorer Rewards Program FAQs

Becoming a Member

How do I enroll in the World Market Explorer Rewards Program?
The World Market Explorer program is free, and signing up only takes a few minutes. There are two ways to enroll:
  1. Online: Visit WorldMarket.com/Explorer click “Join Now” and follow the instructions to enroll.
  2. In-store: Sign up at any of our stores by simply creating a 10-digit Member ID and providing a working email address. You can then create your online profile at WorldMarket.com/Explorer by clicking “Sign In” and signing in with the email address you used to sign-up for the World Market Explorer program and your Member ID.
Does it cost anything to become a Member?
No. It’s fast, easy and free! There is no fee to join and no ongoing membership fee.
Who can join the World Market Explorer Rewards Program?
The World Market Explorer Rewards Program is open to U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico and U.S. territories) at least 18 years of age who provide and maintain a working email address.
I signed up to be a World Market Explorer Member in a Cost Plus World Market store, what do I need to do to have full access to all of the benefits?
To access to all of the World Market Explorer Program benefits, you must sign-in at WorldMarket.com/Explorer by providing the email address you used to sign-up for the World Market Explorer Program and your 10-digit Member ID, and then complete your online profile by providing information including your 10-digit Member ID, a working email address, phone number and mailing address. In order to receive notification of Reward coupons, Members must opt-in to receive emails from Cost Plus World Market or join our Mobile Alerts program.
I am not a World Market Explorer Member, what do I need to do to become a World Market Explorer Rewards Program Member and have full access to all benefits?
Visit WorldMarket.com/Explorer, click “Join Now” and follow the instructions. You’ll have to provide information including a 10-digit Member ID, a working email address, phone number and mailing address.

Managing Your Member ID and Profile

Where can I find my Member ID?
Your 10-digit Member ID is created when you enroll either at the store or online at WorldMarket.com/Explorer. It can also be found on the Account Home page once you sign-in at WorldMarket.com/Explorer.
Can I use any 10-digit Member ID?
Yes, you can select any 10-digit number as your Member ID, as long as it is not already in use.
When do I use my Member ID?
You enter your 10-digit Member ID during the checkout process in store or online. By using your Member ID every time you make a purchase, we can track your eligible purchases so you can earn Rewards. You must enter your World Market Explorer Member ID at checkout to receive credit for purchases. Your Member ID may also be required to redeem World Market Explorer Rewards, coupons and offers.
How do I update or change my Member ID?
You can email us at support@worldmarketexplorer.com for help with Member ID requests.
I have two Member IDs. Can I combine them?
Yes, you may consolidate two or more Member IDs into one. Email us at support@worldmarketexplorer.com for help with Member ID requests.
How do I change my contact information?
Sign-in to your account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer and select My Information. From My Information you can update your name, mailing address, email address, phone number and password.

Getting & Using Rewards

When I sign up in store do my purchases count toward Shopper Rewards?
Yes, all eligible in store and online purchases count toward Shopper Rewards. You earn $10 in Shopper Rewards for every eligible $200 you spend. You’ll receive an email when a Shopper Reward has been issued to you. In addition, Shopper Rewards can be found in your online account after you sign-in at WorldMarket.com/Explorer under My Rewards or can delivered via Mobile Alerts if you are signed up for the World Market Explorer Mobile Alerts program.
How do I get credit for my in-store purchases?
You must enter your World Market Explorer Member ID at checkout to receive credit for your purchases. Credit cannot be given for prior purchases or retroactively if your Member ID is not entered at time of purchase. Please allow up to 72 hours after your in-store purchase for your Activity Balance to be updated on your WorldMarket.com/Explorer Account Home page. You must sign-in to access your Account.
Do I get credit for my purchases on WorldMarket.com?
Yes. Enter your World Market Explorer Member ID when you checkout and you will receive credit for your eligible purchases. Credit cannot be given for prior purchases or retroactively if your Member ID is not entered at time of purchase. Please allow up to 72 hours from the time of shipment for your Activity Balance to be updated on your World Market Explorer Reward Status page. You must sign-in at WorldMarket.com/Explorer to access your Rewards Status page.
I forgot to enter my Member ID at checkout. Can I still receive credit for my purchase?
No. You must enter your Member ID at time of purchase to receive credit for your purchases. Credit cannot be given for prior purchases or retroactively if your Member ID is not entered at time of purchase.
How do I receive Shopper Rewards or Coffee Perk Rewards?
If you are subscribed to our email list or Mobile Alerts program, we will notify you by email or Mobile Alert when you have a Shopper Reward or Coffee Perk Reward available. You can access your Rewards by signing in to your World Market Explorer account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer. If you enrolled in store, you must complete your online profile by signing in to your account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer to access your Rewards. You can sign-in using the email address you signed up for the World Market Explorer Program with and your 10-digit Member ID. In addition, you can enroll in our Mobile Alerts program and you will receive your Shopper Rewards and Coffee Rewards via text message. You must also be opted-in to receive emails from Cost Plus World Market in order to receive Reward notifications via email.
Where do I go to check my Shopper Reward and Coffee Perk Reward statuses?
Login to WorldMarket.com/Explorer to check your Activity Balance and available Rewards on the “My Rewards” page.
How do I use my Rewards in store?
There are three ways to access and use your Rewards:
  1. 1. Sign-in to your World Market Explorer account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer, navigate to “My Rewards” and show your Reward coupon to the store associate.
  2. 2. If you are enrolled in the World Market Explorer Mobile Alerts program, you can get your Rewards sent straight to your phone.
  3. 3. Sign-in to your World Market Explorer account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer, navigate to “My Rewards” and print and present the Reward at checkout.
Please note: a maximum of 10 Reward coupons may be used per transaction.
How do I use my Rewards online?
To apply your Rewards at online checkout, sign in to your World Market Explorer account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer, navigate to the “My Rewards” page and apply your Rewards to your cart.
I know I earned a Reward, but why didn’t I receive an email notification?
It’s possible that the notification email landed in your Spam folder. Please make sure to add WorldMarket@email.worldmarket.com to your address book. You need to be opted-in to receive emails from us to receive Reward notifications. You can manage your email opt-in preference by signing into WorldMarket.com/Explorer and going to the “eMail Preferences” tab. Unfortunately, we cannot reissue the Reward after it has expired.
Can I use my Rewards to make purchases on WorldMarket.com?
Yes, your Rewards can be used for online purchases. Rewards are subject to the exclusions as stated on the Reward offer, and are also posted in your account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer. In order to redeem your Reward, you must enter your Member ID and apply the Reward to your cart. To apply your Rewards at online checkout, sign in to your World Market Explorer account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer, navigate to the “My Rewards” page and apply your Rewards to your cart.
Is there any limit on the number of Reward coupons I can use in a single transaction?
Yes, a maximum of 10 Reward coupons may be used per transaction.
What happens if I buy an item with a Reward and later return the item? Do I get my Reward back?
No, a Reward can only be used once. If you return or exchange an item, you forfeit any Reward(s) that you used for that purchase and your Activity Balance will not be re-credited.

Shopper Rewards

What purchases count towards my Activity Balance?
Members are rewarded for nearly all of their in-store and online merchandise purchases. Alcohol, gift cards, discounts, taxes, shipping and other fees are currently excluded. A $10 Shopper Reward coupon will be issued for every $200 in qualifying purchases.
Is there a limit to how many Shopper Rewards I can earn?
There is no limit to how many Shopper Rewards a Member can earn.
Do I need to spend a certain amount to have my purchase count towards a Shopper Reward?
No. Any eligible purchase will add to your Activity Balance.
When does my Activity Balance expire?
Your Activity Balance will not expire as long as you make an eligible purchase within 18 months.
When will my Shopper Reward expire?
Shopper Rewards are valid for 60 days from the date issued.
What is the difference between “Pending Spend” and “Posted Spend” on my Shopper Reward status?
Your Shopper Reward eligible spend will be in a “Pending” status for 7 days from the in store purchase or online shipment date. Pending Spend becomes Posted Spend on the 8th day after your in-store purchase or online shipment date. Posted Spend is added to your Activity Balance and counts towards the issuance of your next Shopper Reward.

Coffee Perk Rewards

Do I have to do anything to get credit for my World Market coffee purchases after I enroll in store?
Yes, you need to activate your membership at WorldMarket.com/Explorer after you enroll in a store. If you do not activate your membership after 12 months, the credit for your World Market coffee purchases will be forfeited.
How does the Coffee Perk Reward work?
Purchase six 12-oz. or larger bags of World Market Coffee in store or online and you'll get a coupon for a FREE 12-oz. bag of World Market Coffee in store or up to $8.99 off a World Market Coffee purchase, excluding OneCup™, when redeeming online. Remember, you must enter your Member ID at checkout to get credit for your purchases.
When does my Coffee Perk credit expire?
Coffee Perk credits are good for 12 months and expire on a rolling 12 month basis.
Once a Coffee Perk Reward is issued, how long do I have to use it?
Coffee Perk Rewards are valid for 60 days from the date issued.

Member Assistance

How do I cancel my Membership?
Contact us via email at support@worldmarketexplorer.com if you wish to cancel your membership. Allow 2-4 weeks for your cancellation to be completed.
Who can I contact regarding the World Market Explorer Rewards Program?
You can contact customer service at support@worldmarketexplorer.com. Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.

Protecting Your Privacy

Why do you need my email address?
All Reward coupons will be issued online. When a Reward coupon is issued, we will send you notification via email letting you know that your Reward coupon is available; if you are enrolled in our Mobile Alerts program you will also receive your Reward coupons via text message. We may also send you an email to notify you about products, services and promotions that we think may be of interest to you.
Will you be collecting and using data about my shopping and purchases?
We will collect and store information about your purchases in order to calculate when you’re eligible to receive a Reward, and to enhance your shopping experience by notifying you about products, services and promotions that we think may be of interest to you. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at WorldMarket.com/privacy.
Will my membership information be shared with other companies?
We collect personal information to enhance your shopping experience by notifying you about products, services and promotions that we think will be of interest to you. We do not share your personal information with third parties other than companies that provide support services to us or help us market our products and services. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at WorldMarket.com /privacy.
How do I opt-out of email?
You can manage your email opt-in preference by signing into WorldMarket.com/Explorer and navigating to the “eMail Preferences” tab.

Mobile Alerts Explorer Program

How do I sign up for Mobile Alerts?
To sign up for receive your Rewards, coupons and more via you mobile device, simply text SIGNUP to 95730. You’ll then be prompted to reply with your 10-digit World Market Explorer Member ID to verify that you are eligible to enroll in the program. Once verified, you will need to reply ‘Y’ to confirm that you want to join the Mobile Alerts/Text program.
What are the benefits of joining the Mobile Alerts program?
After you opt-in, you’ll receive a coupon for a discount off your next purchase, delivered directly to your mobile device. Then, you’ll start to receive your Rewards and coupons directly to your mobile device, making it easier than ever to access and use your coupons. You’ll also receive mobile-exclusive offers, as well as alerts about sales and brand events. Lastly, you can view all coupons and Rewards available to you at any time by texting COUPONS to 95730.
Who can join the Cost Plus World Market Mobile Alerts program?
Mobile alerts are available to all Members of the World Market Explorer Rewards program. If you’re not currently a Member, you can join today, for free! The Rewards program is open to U.S. residents (excl. Puerto Rico and U.S. territories) at least 18 years of age who provide and maintain a working email address and complete an enrollment profile. Within 30-45 minutes of enrollment in the Explorer program, you can sign up for mobile alerts.
I have two Member IDs. Can I sign up with both?
No. Every mobile device can only enroll one Member ID. In addition, in order to maximize your spend and earn more Rewards, we recommend consolidating your Member IDs into one membership account. Email us at support@worldmarketexplorer.com for assistance.
I share my World Market Explorer account with someone else. Can we enroll both of our mobile phones in the Mobile Alerts program?
No. Each World Market Explorer account can only have one mobile phone number associated with it.
I no longer wish to receive mobile alerts from Cost Plus World Market. How do I unsubscribe?
You can opt out at any time by texting STOP to 95730. You will receive one additional message confirming that your opt-out has been processed.
I live outside the U.S. and don’t have a U.S. cell phone number. Can I enroll in the SMS program?
Unfortunately we do not currently support non-U.S. cell phone numbers. You are still eligible to participate in the World Market Explorer Rewards program and can access your Rewards and coupons online at WorldMarket.com/Explorer as well as receive them via email.
How many messages will I receive per month?
You will receive no more than 8 messages/ month.
Will my World Market Explorer Rewards and coupons still be available via email and online at WorldMarket.com/Explorer like they are today?
Yes. If you are currently opted in to receive marketing messages from Cost Plus World Market, you will continue to receive emails with your World Market Explorer Rewards and coupons. Similarly, you can continue to access your Rewards and coupon by sign-in into your account at WorldMarket.com/Explorer and navigating to the “My Rewards” section.
Will my mobile number be shared with other companies?
No. We do not share your personal information. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at worldmarket.com/privacy.