Hot Topic

Hot Topic, Inc. is an American retail chain specializing in counterculture-related clothing and accessories, as well as licensed music. The stores are aimed towards an audience interested in rock... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Private
  • Industry:  Retail
  • Founded:  Montclair Plaza, Montclair, California, U.S.
  • Founder:  Orv Madden
  • Number of locations:  675 (April 2020)
  • Key people:  Steve Vranes, CEO (2016–present), Betsy McLaughlin, CEO (2000–2011), Bruce Quinell, Chairman of the Board
  • Products:  clothing, accessories, music, jewelry
  • Revenue:  US$761 million (FY 2009)
  • Operating income:  US$ $3.00 (FY 2009)
  • Total assets:  US$371 million (FY 2009)
  • Total equity:  US$258 million (FY 2009)
  • Owner:  Sycamore Partners
  • Divisions:  Blackheart Lingerie, BoxLunch
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  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo