Hot Topic Inc

Apparel and textile industry company news

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Latest Insights

Can Sycamore turn Jones Group fortunes around?

Jones Group shares jumped nearly 5% in late trading yesterday (19 December) on the long anticipated news the struggling US clothing and foot...

July sales a mixed bag for US apparel retailers

Lured by warm weather and deep discounts as stores cleared their summer merchandise, US shoppers hit the malls in July giving an overall boo...

US apparel retail sales shine in June

While cold weather, storms and flooding dampened demand for spring and summer merchandise in May, US apparel retailers rebounded with a bett...

US retailers see only modest sales gains in May

After receiving a late Easter boost to sales last month, it was perhaps inevitable that US apparel retailers would see only modest sales gai...

Latest Interviews

Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress 27 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.

Latest News

Sourcing improvements push up Hot Topic Q1 profit 18 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

Improvements in sourcing initiatives and productivity helped teen apparel retailer Hot Topic record an earnings increase in its first-quarter.

Private equity firm to relaunch Coldwater Creek 9 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

Troubled women's wear retailer Coldwater Creek will be relaunched as an independent company as part of a deal with private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has acquired the brand and other intellectual property.

Jones Group snapped up by Sycamore Partners 20 Dec 2013

Michelle Russell

US clothing and footwear company The Jones Group is to be bought by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a deal worth US$2.2bn.

Sycamore Parners completes $600m Hot Topic buyout 13 Jun 2013

Katie Smith

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has completed its US$600m buyout of teen apparel retailer Hot Topic.

Hot Topic Q4 profit surges on higher sales 14 Mar 2013

Katie Smith

Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic has reported a 34.4% increase in its fourth-quarter profit, driven by higher sales.

Latest blogs

Sycamore's union with Jones Group ends speculation 23 Dec 2013

Leonie Barrie

Months of speculation over a buyout of The Jones Group came to an end last week when it was confirmed the US clothing and footwear company's new owner will be private equity firm Sycamore Partners.

Company research

Sustainable Textiles for Apparel: Fact, Fiction and Future Prospects

Sustainable Textiles for Apparel: Fact, Fiction and Future P

"If indigo was invented today, we would never approve it.” Andrew Olah, founder of the Kingpins denim show, and of Olah Inc., a textile marketing, development, and sales agency in the US. Comments...

Read more >

Wearable Technology for Animals 2015-2025

Wearable Technology for Animals 2015-2025

Written by a leading PhD analyst specialising in the area for ten years and by a vetinerary surgeon, this report considers achievements and potential from many directions including purpose of the devi...

Read more >

just-style homepage

Forgot your password?