Not-So-Happy Holiday at Trans World

Wagner, Holly J.
January 2006
Home Media Retailing;1/8/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in the comp-store sales of Trans World Entertainment Corp. in the November and December 2005 timeframe. Compared to the comparable nine-week period in 2004, the weak holiday sales performance has impacted the music, video and video games categories. Changes in the company's strategy to improve sales are presented.


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