Cost Plus, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPWM) announced today that it will release its first quarter results for fiscal 2012 on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, after the market close, and will host a conference call for investors at 1:30 p.m. PT that day. Participating in the call will be Barry Feld, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jane Baughman, Chief Financial Officer. Live webcast: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/46y7ny5x The conference call will be in a “listen-only” mode for all participants other than the sell-side and buy-side investment professionals who regularly follow the Company. The toll-free phone number for the call is 866-713-8564 and the access code is 59791695. Callers should dial in approximately 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. A telephonic replay will be available at 888-286-8010, Access Code: 48390583, from 3:30 p.m. PT Wednesday, May 16, 2012 to 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Investors may also access the live call or the replay over the internet at www.streetevents.com, www.fulldisclosure.com and www.worldmarket.com. Cost Plus, Inc. is a leading specialty retailer of casual home living and entertaining products. As of May 3, 2012, the Company operated 259 stores in 30 states.