Bob Higgins

  1. Trans World Entertainment Finishes 2013 with Q4 Net Income of $12.5M

    March 06, 2014 1:11 PM EST Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins is stepping down from his role as CEO, the retailer announced, as it posted its third consecutive year of net profits after a strong fiscal fourth quarter. The company said a search is underway fo ...

  2. Trans World Ent. To Hold 'Modified Dutch Auction'

    June 27, 2013 6:40 PM EDT Trans World Entertainment's board of directors has authorized the company to hold a "modified Dutch auction" tender offer for up to $25 million in value of its common stock. In the offer, which sets a minimum of $4.50 and a maxim ...

  3. Backbeat: Trans World's Annual Convention in Saratoga Springs, Recognizes RED, Republic, Sony Music

    October 18, 2012 11:41 PM EDT At Trans World annual convention in Saratgoga Springs N.Y. last month, chairman and CEO Bob Higgins said that after spending the last few years executing a turn around that saw the chain to profitability last year, now it can spend some time impro ...

  4. Trans World Narrows Loss

    March 04, 2011 4:30 PM EST Trans World Entertainment reported $12.4 million in net income, or 38 cents per diluted share on sales of $231.3 million for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Jan. 29, 2011. That marked an improvement by $1 million over the $11.4 million in net inco ...

  5. Trans World Struggles Continue

    August 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment continues to struggle, posting a $15.8 million net loss, or 50 cents per diluted share, on $135.8 million in sales for its fiscal second quarter ended July 31. That slightly narrower than the $17.8 million loss, or 57 cen ...

  6. Retail Track: Trans World Looks Sound For Now

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Amid the continued plunge in U.S. physical music sales, Trans World Entertainment hasn't had a profitable quarter since the three months that ended Feb. 1, 2007. But thanks to the company's efforts to reduce operating expenses and close ...

  7. NARM To Honor Trans World CEO Bob Higgins

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) will present Trans World Entertainment chairman and CEO Bob Higgins with the NARM Presidential Award at the trade group's annual convention, held in San Diego, June 7-10. Past winners ...

  8. Industry Vet Jim Bonk Dies

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jim Bonk, an ex-marine who helped build the Camelot chain into one of the best music retailers in the world, died on April 5 in Canton, Ohio, surrounded by friends and family after a long battle with cancer. He was 60. Bonk spent his entire busine ...

  9. Riley Investment, Trans World Extend Deal

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Riley Investment Management and Trans World founder/chairman Bob Higgins have extended their agreement in a pursuit of taking the 815-unit chain private by buying out public shareholders. An agreement between the two signed on Nov. 28, expired on ...

  10. RETAIL TRACK: LAST CHAIN STANDING

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins may not publicly acknowledge that the Albany, N.Y.-based company is considered a leading contender to acquire Tower Records in its Chapter 11 auction Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Hig ...

  11. RETAIL TRACK: LAST CHAIN STANDING

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins may not publicly acknowledge that the Albany, N.Y.-based company is considered a leading contender to acquire Tower Records in its Chapter 11 auction Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Hig ...

  12. RETAIL TRACK: LAST CHAIN STANDING

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins may not publicly acknowledge that the Albany, N.Y.-based company is considered a leading contender to acquire Tower Records in its Chapter 11 auction Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Hig ...

  13. Retail Track

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Trans World chairman/CEO Bob Higgins addresses the company on continuing success. Read Ed Christman's column. Trans World chairman/CEO Bob Higgins addresses the company on continuing success. Read Ed Christman's column. News Bob Higgins ...

  14. Retail Track

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Trans World chairman/CEO Bob Higgins addresses the company on continuing success. Read Ed Christman's column. Trans World chairman/CEO Bob Higgins addresses the company on continuing success. Read Ed Christman's column. News Bob Higgins ...

  15. Retail Track

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Trans World chairman/CEO Bob Higgins addresses the company on continuing success. Read Ed Christman's column. Trans World chairman/CEO Bob Higgins addresses the company on continuing success. Read Ed Christman's column. News Bob Higgins ...