Trans World Entertainment Hosts August 28, 2001, In-Store Event With Mary J. Blige at FYE Store in New York City

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Tuesday, August 28, 2001, R&B
star, Mary J. Blige, “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul,” will be doing an in-store
appearance at 5:30 PM at the Trans World Entertainment (Nasdaq: TWMC) FYE
store in New York City. The FYE store is located at 1290 6th Avenue (51st).
Call 212-704-9727 for more information.

FYE will be selling Mary’s new CD “No More Drama!” featuring her single,
“Family Affair.” Fans will get the chance to get their copy signed by the
multi-platinum recording artist at FYE.

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music and
video products. The Company operates retail stores in 46 states, the District
of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

SOURCE Trans World Entertainment

CONTACT: Courtney Bresky of Trans World Entertainment, +1-518-452-1242,
ext. 7121; Carol Beaugard of The MWW Group, +1-201-507-9500, for Trans World