Webcast Alert: Trans World Entertainment’s Holiday Sales Conference Call

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Trans World Entertainment
Corp (Nasdaq: TWMC) announces the following Webcast:

    What:  Trans World Entertainment's Holiday Sales Conference Call

    When:  January 7 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern

    Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz395303020gf12.html

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

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

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,
www.fye.com and www.wherehouse.com. In addition to its mall locations,
operated 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.

(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
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    /CONTACT:  Kimberly Storin, Senior Account Executive, +1-212-827-3752, or
fax, +1-212-704-0917, or , for Trans World Entertainment Corp/
    /Web site:  http://www.twec.com
                http://www.fye.com
                http://www.wherehouse.com /
    /Audio:  http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz395303020gf12.html /
    (TWMC)

CO:  Trans World Entertainment Corp
ST:  New York
IN:  ENT MUS FLM REA
SU:  CCA

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