FYE POP-UP SHOPS OPEN IN HORTON PLAZA FOR SAN DIEGO COMIC CON

San Diego, CA July 17th, 2017 – Trans World Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: TWMC) today announced they have opened two pop-up shops in San Diego at Horton Plaza, just in time for San Diego Comic Con. The shops will be open for a limited time and bring fans the pop culture experience they have come to expect from an FYE store. “We are leveraging our long term relationships with the best brands in the entertainment industry to present compelling merchandise which furthers the connection between our customers and entertainment,” stated Mike Feurer, the Company CEO.

The first location, the FYE – for your entertainment pop-up shop features an assortment of shared San Diego Comic Con exclusive product including Funko Pop! Vinyl figures, collectibles from Diamond Select Toys, Alex Ross art, and Loot Crate, plus apparel, music, movies and much more! Fans can expect to find unique and exciting merchandise and they will be able to pre-order new products that FYE has been developing in collaboration with their partners.

FYE is thrilled to collaborate with Cartoon Network Enterprises and Adult Swim to bring fans their first-ever taste of exclusive Rick & Morty licensed Confectionary and Snacks.  An exclusive cereal called “Strawberry Smiggles” inspired by the Rick and Morty episode entitled “Rixty Minutes” will launch at the FYE pop up store.   This tasty treat “from another reality” will be followed by character-specific chocolate bars and one-of-a-kiFYE nd gummy products coming to FYE stores in the fall.

The second FYE location at Horton Plaza will be dedicated to WWE. This pop up shop will feature all of the merchandise that WWE fans love, including Championships Title’s, autographed memorabilia, T-shirts, action figures and much more! FYE expects a few special guests from WWE to stop by to meet fans, stay tuned to facebook.com/FYE for further details on special events at both pop-up locations!

 About Trans World Entertainment

 Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of entertainment products, including video, music, trend, electronics, video games and related products.  The Company operates retail stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, primarily under the names f.y.e. for your entertainment and Suncoast and on the web at www.fye.com, www.wherehouse.com, and www.secondspin.com.

To find a location nearest to you, visit https://stores.fye.com/search.html. Follow FYE on Twitter http://twitter.com/officialfye, like us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/FYE for the latest updates on movies, music and entertainment.

About Cartoon Network Enterprises

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Mighty Magiswords, and We Bare Bears, as well as Rick and Morty on Adult Swim.

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults.  Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.

Turner, a Time Warner company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult SwimBleacher ReportBoomerangCartoon NetworkCNNELEAGUEFilmStruckGreat Big StoryHLNiStreamPlanetSuper DeluxeTBSTurner Classic Movies (TCM)TNTtruTV and Turner Sports