This excerpt taken from the CPWM DEF 14A filed May 20, 2005.
To Be Held June 29, 2005
To our Shareholders:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2005 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) of Cost Plus, Inc. (the Company), a California corporation, will be held on June 29, 2005 at 2:00 p.m., Pacific time, at the Companys corporate headquarters located at 200 4th Street, Oakland, California 94607, for the following purposes:
The foregoing items of business are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice.
Only shareholders of record at the close of business on May 2, 2005 are entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting.
All shareholders are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting in person. However, to assure your representation at the Annual Meeting, you are urged to mark, sign and return the enclosed proxy card as promptly as possible in the postage-prepaid envelope enclosed for that purpose. Any shareholder of record attending the Annual Meeting may vote in person even if he or she returned a proxy.
May 20, 2005