Webcast Alert: Trans World Entertainment Corp Announces First Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

ALBANY, N.Y., May 13, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ — Trans World Entertainment
Corp (Nasdaq: TWMC) announces the following Webcast:

    What:    Trans World Entertainment First Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference

    When:    05/13/04 @ 10:00 a.m. Eastern

    Where:   http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz406088754gf12.html

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

    Contact: Kimberly Storin
             Account Supervisor

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music and
video products. The Company operates retail stores in 47 states, the District
of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce sites,
http://www.fye.com and http://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 Music, Spec’s and Planet Music.

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

SOURCE Trans World Entertainment Corp

Kimberly Storin, Account Supervisor for Trans World
Entertainment Corp, +1-212-827-3752,