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Cost Plus, Inc. (CPWM)

5/17/2006 Proxy Information

Danny W. Gurr was interim President and Chief Operating Officer of Cost Plus, Inc. from March 2005 until mid-October 2005.

10/25/2005 8K Information

Danny W. Gurr was interim President and Chief Operating Officer of Cost Plus, Inc. from March 2005 until mid-October 2005.

5/20/2005 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

5/18/2004 Proxy Information

To provide housing relocation assistance for Stephen L. Higgins, our former Senior Vice President, Merchandising, we loaned Mr. Higgins $175,000 on April 28, 2000. The loan was due and payable on the earlier to occur of (i) the third anniversary of the Agreement or, (ii) the third business day after the sale by Mr. Higgins of his prior residence. The loan accrued interest at 6.75% per annum. On February 26, 2002, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved loan forgiveness in an amount of $25,000 in connection with the repayment of the loan by Mr. Higgins. The remaining loan balance was paid in full on April 4, 2003.

5/20/2003 Proxy Information

To provide housing relocation assistance for Murray H. Dashe, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, the Company loaned Mr. Dashe $992,244.11 on April 2, 2002. The loan was due and payable on the earlier to occur of (i) March 25, 2005, or (ii) the third business day after the sale by Mr. Dashe of each of his prior residences. The loan accrued interest at the applicable federal rate under Internal Revenue Code Section 1274 for short-term debts compounded annually in effect as of the date of the agreement. This loan was paid in full on June 24, 2002.

To provide housing relocation assistance for Stephen L. Higgins, Senior Vice President, Merchandising, the Company loaned Mr. Higgins $175,000 on April 28, 2000. The loan was due and payable on the earlier to occur of (i) the third anniversary of the Agreement or, (ii) the third business day after the sale by Mr. Higgins of his prior residence. The loan accrued interest at 6.75% per annum. On February 26, 2002, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved loan forgiveness in an amount of $25,000 in connection with the repayment of the loan by Mr. Higgins. The remaining loan balance was paid in full on April 4, 2003.