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  • Retailers report soft May sales figures

    The nation’s consumer spending recovery hit a snag in May as retailers reported soft results that hinted at what could be a tough summer for spending. On Thursday, major chain stores posted a 2.5% year-over-year increase in May sales, according...
  • Few women in executive ranks in California, UC Davis survey finds

    Women hold fewer than 10% of all top executive and board of directors positions within California’s 400 largest companies, according to a study released by UC Davis. Though several L.A. companies made the top 25 list of firms with the...

    L.A.'s John Eshaya to design collections for Hot Topic and Torrid

    John Eshaya, founder of the contemporary Jet Clothing brand and former vice president of women's wear at Ron Herman, has signed on as the first name-brand designer to create collections for teen-focused retailer Hot Topic and its plus-size spin-off...

    Hot Topic acquired by private equity firm Sycamore for $600 million

    Hot Topic acquired by private equity firm Sycamore for $600 million
    Brooding-teen retailer Hot Topic Inc. is about to become family with Talbots Inc., an apparel chain beloved by moms. Hot Topic, a mall staple based in City of Industry, is being sold for $600 million to Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm that...

    Joan Jett sues Hot Topic over Blackheart trademark

    Joan Jett sues Hot Topic over Blackheart trademark
    Punky apparel chain Hot Topic Inc. is getting raked over the coals by rock 'n' roll queen bee Joan Jett, whose Blackheart Records Group Inc. is accusing the clothier of ripping off the Blackheart name for a new lingerie line. Blackheart sued Hot Topic...