Established in 1988, Hot Topic is one of the leading music-inspired accessory stores in the United States. Located in Fairbanks, Alaska, the retailer offers a series of products in the categories of accessories, apparel, denim, electronics, novelties and shoes. Its list of products includes jewelry, cosmetics, belts, sneakers and hosiery items. The accessory retailer carries products from a selection of brand-name manufacturers, such as Toofast, odm, RackRebel and TUK. Hot Topic operates more than 600 outlets across the United States.