Webcast Alert: Trans World Entertainment Announces First Quarter 2003 Conference Call

 ALBANY, N.Y., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
Trans World Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq: TWMC) announces the following

    What:     Trans World Entertainment's First Quarter 2003 Conference Call

    When:     May 15, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern

    Where:    http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz381556752gf12.html

    How:      Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
              address above.

    Contact:  Kimberly Storin
              Title:  Senior Account Executive
              Phone:  212-827-3752
              Fax:    212-704-0917

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, Puerto Rico and an e-commerce site,
www.fye.com. Mall locations include FYE (“For Your Entertainment”) and
Saturday Matinee. Freestanding locations include Coconuts Music and Movies,
Strawberries Music, Spec’s and Planet Music.

(Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast:
The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/EN/default.asp and at least a
28.8Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to
the broadcast, send an email to .)

SOURCE  Trans World Entertainment Corp.
    -0-                             05/09/2003
    /CONTACT:  Kimberly Storin, +1-212-827-3752, Fax: +1-212-704-0917,
, for Trans World Entertainment Corp. /
    /Web site:  http://www.fye.com/
    /Audio:  http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz381556752gf12.html /

CO:  Trans World Entertainment Corp.
ST:  New York

-- NYTH002 --
7890 05/15/2003 07:30 EDT http://www.prnewswire.com