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November 15, 2012

Hot Topic Inc. reported that profit for the third quarter jumped 38% to $4.3 million, from $3.1 million in the year-ago quarter.

City of Industry, Calif. -- Hot Topic Inc. reported Wednesday that profit for the third quarter jumped 38% to $4.3 million, from $3.1 million in the year-ago quarter.

Revenue edged up 2% to $179.4 million from $175.8 million, missing Wall Street’s expected $182.9 million in revenue.

Same-store sales rose a slight 0.2%.

November 7, 2011

Hot Topic Inc. said that its CEO, Lisa Harper, 52, has also been named its board chairwoman.

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Hot Topic Inc. said that its CEO, Lisa Harper, 52, has also been named its board chairwoman.

Former chairman Bruce Quinnell will stay on as chairman of the audit committee, but he will not seek re-election to the board when his term ends in June, the company said.

The company also said Matthew Drapkin was named lead director.