Trans World Entertainment to Close Distribution Center in Carson, California

ALBANY, N.Y., June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Trans World Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) today reported it will close its Carson, California distribution center as part of its program to streamline its operations. The operations at the Carson facility will be phased out over the next two months and affects 138 employees. Trans World will service its stores from its distribution center located in Albany, New York.

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of entertainment software, including music, video and video games and related products. The Company operates retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, primarily under the names f.y.e.for your entertainment and Suncoast and on the web at,,

Certain statements in this release set forth management’s intentions, plans, beliefs, expectations or predictions of the future based on current facts and analyses. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated in such statements. Additional information on factors that may affect the business and financial results of the Company can be found in filings of the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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