Hot Topic, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter Financial Results

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.--()--Hot Topic, Inc. announced that a conference call to discuss the third quarter results for the period ended November 1, 2014 is scheduled for December 17, 2014 at 1:30 PM (ET). Access information for this conference call will be published on the Secure Financial Information Exchange prior to the date of the conference call.

Hot Topic, Inc. is a mall- and web- based retailer operating under two banners, Hot Topic and Torrid. Hot Topic is a market-leading specialty retailer of music/pop culture-influenced and licensed apparel and accessories targeting 18 to 24 year-old men and women. Torrid is the market-leading, national retailer of fashion apparel, intimates and accessories targeting 18 to 30 year-old plus-size women (sizes 12 to 28). The company launched a new test retail concept, Blackheart, during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Music and pop culture are the overriding inspirations at Hot Topic, and Torrid is focused on providing the best in fashion to young plus-size women. Revenues are generated primarily through retail stores in the United States of America, Puerto Rico and Canada, and online through our websites hottopic.com, torrid.com and blackheartlingerie.com. As of November 1, 2014, the company operated 944 stores.

The aforementioned conference call may contain forward-looking statements, which may include statements relating to financial results, guidance, store and online operations (including closures, remodels and relocations), projections, financial performance including cost reductions and changes in business operations, and related matters. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, including risks and uncertainties associated with meeting expected financial results, fluctuations in sales and comparable sales results, music, license and fashion trends, competition from other retailers, uncertainties generally associated with specialty retailing, technology and other risks associated with Internet sales, the effect of negative conditions in the economic environment (including global capital and credit markets), the effect of severe weather or natural disasters, political and/or social changes or events that could negatively impact shopping patterns and/or mall traffic, relationships with mall developers and operators, relationships with our vendors, litigation proceedings and contingent liabilities, as well as other risks detailed in the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended February 1, 2014. Historical results achieved are not necessarily indicative of the future prospects of the company, and actual results or circumstances could differ materially from any forward-looking statements made.

Current noteholders, prospective noteholders and securities analysts may request access to the Secure Financial Information Exchange at: http://www.hottopic.com/hottopic/cs/CustomerService/CompanyInfo/FinancialInfoRequests.jsp.

Contacts

Hot Topic, Inc.
George Wehlitz, 626-839-4681 x2174
CFO

Contacts

Hot Topic, Inc.
George Wehlitz, 626-839-4681 x2174
CFO