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September 3, 2014

Trans World Entertainment Corp., owner of the FYE music and video chain, named Michael Feurer as CEO.

Albany, N.Y. - Trans World Entertainment Corp., owner of the FYE music and video chain, named Michael Feurer as CEO. Feurer, who succeeds longtime Trans World leader and founder Robert J. Higgens, most recently served as CEO and president of Vanity Stores. Higgins announced in March he was retiring.

January 10, 2014

Total sales for the nine-week holiday 2013 period at Trans World Entertainment Corporation were $115 million compared to $128 million for the same period last year, a decrease of 10.2%.

Albany, N.Y. -- Total sales for the nine-week holiday 2013 period at Trans World Entertainment Corporation were $115 million compared to $128 million for the same period last year, a decrease of 10.2%. The company operated an average of 5% fewer stores during the nine-week period as compared to last year.

Same-store sales for the nine-week period ended Jan. 4, 2014 decreased 6%.

 

August 14, 2013

Veteran retail executive Martin Hanaka has been appointed to the board of directors of Trans World Entertainment.

Albany, N.Y. -- Veteran retail executive Martin Hanaka has been appointed to the board of directors of Trans World Entertainment. Hanaka recently was the interim CEO of Guitar Center, Inc. from January 2013 to April 2013.

March 3, 2011

Trans World Entertainment said that net income for the fourth quarter rose to $12.4 million $11.4 million as it continued to cut costs by closing more of its f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) stores.

Albany, N.Y. -- Trans World Entertainment said that net income for the fourth quarter rose to $12.4 million $11.4 million as it continued to cut costs by closing more of its f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) stores.

Total sales for the quarter fell 22%, to $231.2 million. Same-store sales fell 6%.

For fiscal 2010, Trans World posted its fourth consecutive annual net loss. The net loss for the year was $31 million, compared with a net loss of $42.4 million in fiscal 2009.

March 3, 2011

Trans World Entertainment said that net income for the fourth quarter rose to $12.4 million $11.4 million as it continued to cut costs by closing more of its f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) stores.

Albany, N.Y. -- Trans World Entertainment said that net income for the fourth quarter rose to $12.4 million $11.4 million as it continued to cut costs by closing more of its f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) stores.

Total sales for the quarter fell 22%, to $231.2 million. Same-store sales fell 6%.

For fiscal 2010, Trans World posted its fourth consecutive annual net loss. The net loss for the year was $31 million, compared with a net loss of $42.4 million in fiscal 2009.

November 18, 2010

Trans World Entertainment Corp. reported Thursday that it recorded a loss of $16.1 million in the third quarter, compared with a loss of $22.3 million a year earlier.

Albany, N.Y. -- Trans World Entertainment Corp. reported Thursday that it recorded a loss of $16.1 million in the third quarter, compared with a loss of $22.3 million a year earlier.

Total sales dropped 20% to $128.8 million. Same-store sales decreased 5%.

The company, which owns the f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) chain of music stores, operated an average of 533 stores during the quarter, compared with 694 in the same quarter last year, a 23% decline.

 

August 19, 2010

Music retailer Trans World Entertainment Corp. reported late Thursday that it narrowed its losses in...

July 7, 2010

Trans World Entertainment Corporation reported it will close its Carson, Calif., distribution center as part...

June 28, 2010

F.Y.E. has selected Media Logic as its social media agency of record....

June 8, 2010

Trans World Entertainment Corp. said Wednesday it will close its Carson, Calif., distribution center as...

May 23, 2010

Trans World Entertainment Group narrowed its losses in its first quarter as the chain saw...

May 16, 2010

The F.Y.E. (For Your Entertainment) is closing its store at Latham Farms Shopping Center in...

May 16, 2010

The F.Y.E. (For Your Entertainment) is closing its store at Latham Farms Shopping Center in...

March 4, 2010

Trans World Corp. earned a profit of $11.4 million in its 2009 fiscal fourth quarter,...

January 5, 2010

Trans World Entertainment Corp. announced plans to close a dozen more stores than it originally...

June 13, 2009

Trans World Entertainment Corp. chairman and CEO Robert Higgins has bought more stock in the...

January 19, 2009

Trans World Entertainment Corp., parent to the f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) chain, laid off 25...

December 30, 2008

Trans World Entertainment Corp. CEO Robert J. Higgins will be paid a $1 million per...

January 17, 2008

Albany, N.Y. Trans World Entertainment Corp. said late Thursday that it will close two facilities...

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