Trans World Entertainment to Host First Quarter 2004 Results Conference Call

ALBANY, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Trans World Entertainment
Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) announced today that it will host a teleconference
call for members of the financial community on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 10:00
a.m. ET to discuss a press release, which will be issued on the same day
before the market opens, regarding its first quarter 2004 results. This call
will be simultaneously webcast at the Company’s website, www.twec.com.

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music and
video products. The Company operates over 850 retail stores in 47 states, the
District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce
sites, www.fye.com and www.wherehouse.com. In addition to its mall locations,
operated primarily under the FYE brand, the Company also operates freestanding
locations under the names Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music,
Wherehouse, CD World, Spec’s and Planet Music.

SOURCE Trans World Entertainment Corporation
04/29/2004
CONTACT: John Sullivan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer, +1-518-452-1242, ext. 7400; or Investor Relations – Kimberly Storin
of MWW GROUP, +1-212-704-9727, , for Trans World Entertainment
Corporation
Web site: http://www.twec.com
(TWMC)