Cost Plus is a large chain that began in San Francisco with one store in 1958. The proprietor at the time charged customers his cost of the item plus ten percent. Hence the name; Cost Plus. They feature original items from around the world, many of them hand-made. You'll find authentic home furnishings, décor and specialty foods at reasonable prices. This location can be found on the first floor of the Hillsdale Mall close the food court. For best access it's recommended that you park in the North, West parking lot.