Hot Topic, Inc.
| Nasdaq: HOTT
Hot Topic, Inc. is a mall and web-based specialty retailer of apparel, accessories, music and gift items for young men and women whose lifestyles reflect a passion for music, fashion and pop culture. It operates under two concepts: Hot Topic and Torrid. The Hot Topic store sells a selection of licensed and non-licensed apparel, accessories and gift items. It also sells a limited assortment of music CDs and DVDs. Hot Topic's music/pop culture-licensed merchandise includes tee shirts, hats, stickers, novelty accessories, CDs and DVDs and the music/pop culture-influenced merchandise includes women's and men's apparel and accessories, such as woven and knit tops, skirts, pants, shorts, jackets, shoes, costume jewelry, body jewelry, intimate apparel, sunglasses, cosmetics, leather accessories and gift items. The Torrid store sells fashion forward apparel, lingerie, shoes and accessories for plus-size young women. Torrid sells both branded and private label merchandise that includes casual and dressy jeans and pants, fashion and novelty tops, sweaters, skirts, jackets, dresses, hosiery, shoes, intimate apparel and fashion accessories. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in City of Industry, CA.