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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 22, 2017

 

 

 

TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

New York 0-14818 14-1541629
     
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission file number) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

38 Corporate Circle,
Albany, New York 12203
(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(518) 452-1242
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

   
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
   
o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
   
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
   
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). o

 

Emerging growth company If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o

 

ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION

 

On August 22, 2017, Trans World Entertainment Corporation issued a press release announcing its financial results for its second quarter ended July 29, 2017. A copy of Trans World Entertainment Corporation’s press release is furnished with this report as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished under Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.

 

ITEM 7.01. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE

 

Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 is the transcript for the earnings conference call of Trans World Entertainment Corporation held on August 22, 2017. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section. Furthermore, such information, including the exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Certain information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including information in Exhibit 99.2 hereto, is forward-looking information based on current expectations and plans that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements concerning results of operations and Trans World Entertainment Corporation’s strategies. Trans World Entertainment Corporation cautions that there are factors that can cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking information that has been provided. The reader is cautioned not to put undue reliance on this forward-looking information, which is not a guarantee of future performance and is subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside the control of Trans World Entertainment Corporation; accordingly, there can be no assurance that such suggested results will be realized. For a list of Trans World Entertainment Corporation’s risk factors, see the Company’s Annual Filing on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended January 28, 2017.

 

ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

 

(c) EXHIBITS. The following are furnished as Exhibits to this Report:

 

Exhibit      
No.   Description  
       
99.1   Trans World Entertainment Corporation Press Release dated August 22, 2017.  
       
99.2   Trans World Entertainment Corporation Transcript for Earnings Call held on August 22, 2017.  
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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

  TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
   
Date:  August 23, 2017 /s/ John Anderson
John Anderson
  Chief Financial Officer
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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit      
No.   Description  
       
99.1   Trans World Entertainment Corporation Press Release dated August 22, 2017.  
       
99.2   Trans World Entertainment Corporation Transcript for Earnings Call held on August 22, 2017.