Hot Topic, Inc. (HOTT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					         Hot Topic, Inc. (HOTT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDRT30084FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: DEC 2012

          18305 East San Jose Avenue                         Phone              +1 626 8394681                  Revenue          697.9 (million USD)
          City of Industry, CA                               Fax                +1 626 7091194                  Net Profit       -1.82 (million USD)
          91748                                              Website            www.hottopic.com                Employees        2,100
          United States                                      Exchange           HOTT [NASDAQ]                   Industry         Retailing

       Company Overview
       Hot Topic, Inc. (Hot Topic) is a mall and web-based specialty retailer. It markets apparel, music and gift items accessories, for
       young men and women whose lifestyles reflect a passion for fashion, music and pop culture. It offers its merchandise under two
       brands, namely, Hot Topic and Torrid. The company’s product portfolio includes apparel, lingerie, accessories, shoes, gift items,
       and other music merchandise. It sells its merchandise through retail stores in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico; and online
       through its websites www.hottopic.com and www.torrid.com. As of January 2012, Hot Topic operates 628 and 148 primarily mall-
       based Hot Topic and Torrid stores.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Hot Topic, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Lisa Harper                         Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Bruce Quinnell                      Director
                                                                                                                             Geographic Concentration: the
         Evelyn D’An                         Director                                 Efficient Retailing Channels
                                                                                                                             US
         W. Scott Hedrick                    Director                                 Wide Product Portfolio
                                                                                                                             Declining Top Line Growth
         Andrew Schuon                       Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     New Store Openings                     Highly Competitive Market
         Hot Topic, Inc.
                                                                                      Growth in e-Commerce Industry Fast Changing Fashion Trends
        Share Price (USD) as on 04-Dec-                                  9.88                                       and Pricing Pressure
        2012
        EPS (USD)                                                       -0.04
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                         418         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                   369
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       42
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................................................ 5
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ...................................................................................................................................... 6
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................................... 7
       Hot Topic, Inc. - History ...................................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Company Statement .............................................................................................................................................. 10
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................................... 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Business Description.............................................................................................................................................. 12
       Hot Topic, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Hot Topic, Inc. - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Efficient Retailing Channels ...................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Wide Product Portfolio .............................................................................................................................................. 13
          Hot Topic, Inc. - Weaknesses ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Geographic Concentration: the US........................................................................................................................ 13
             Weakness - Declining Top Line Growth .................................................................................................................................... 13
          Hot Topic, Inc. - Opportunities ...................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - New Store Openings ........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Growth in e-Commerce Industry .......................................................................................................................... 14
          Hot Topic, Inc. - Threats ............................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Highly Competitive Market ........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Fast Changing Fashion Trends and Pricing Pressure ................................................................................................. 14
             Threat - Counterfeit Products .................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Hot Topic, Inc. - Key Competitors .........................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Hot Topic, Inc. (Hot Topic) is a mall and web-based specialty retailer. It markets apparel, music and gift items accessories, for young men and women whose lifestyles reflect a passion for fashion, music and pop culture. It offers its merchandise under two brands, namely, Hot Topic and Torrid. The company’s product portfolio includes apparel, lingerie, accessories, shoes, gift items, and other music merchandise. It sells its merchandise through retail stores in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico; and online through its websites www.hottopic.com and www.torrid.com. As of January 2012, Hot Topic operates 628 and 148 primarily mall-based Hot Topic and Torrid stores
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