Every year, Hot Topic HQ partners with the New Horizons organization to hold a back-to-school Backpack Drive in support of local Title I schools. With the help of our generous vendors, Hot Topic collects hundreds of backpacks to give to children in need. Each department pledges a number of backpacks and stuffs them with all the school supplies an elementary student could need: from crayons and glue sticks to composition books and pens. Read More

Hot Topic is more than just your favorite store. Our headquarters are located in City of Industry, CA and house everything from our Merchandising and Marketing departments to Human Resources. With an onsite cafe and even a gym, you’ll walk in and feel right at home. Check out the slideshow below to see where the magic happens! Read More

Here at HQ, Halloween is NOT just another day. We’re big on celebrating and even bigger on dressing up. Department themes, lip syncing, and choreographed dances… These are a few of our favorite things. Check out pictures from our 2015 Halloween party below! Read More