About Hot Topic
Hot Topic is a retail chain that specializes in counterculture and alternative clothing and accessories. The company was founded in 1989 in Montclair, California and has evolved through many cultural changes since that time. It now includes nearly 700 stores across the country. Hot Topic is known today for music and pop culture inspired body jewelry, accessories, rock shirts, and more. Raise offers the best Hot Topic promo codes and Hot Topic coupons found online, including free shipping.
Hot Topic offers online price matching to meet or beat its competitors pricing. As long as Hot Topic offers the same brand name, color, size, weight, and design as a competitor, it will honor a price match guarantee. Accepted competitors include Amazon, Target, Walmart, Kohls, JCPenny, GameStop, and Spencers.
Customers must provide website information during order placement for the price match to be validated. Item being price matched must be in stock at Hot Topic and the competitor’s at the time of purchase.
Customers are permitted to make a return or exchange to Hot Topic within 30 days of purchase. Items must be in their original condition with original tags attached.
Items purchased in-store or online can be returned to any Hot Topic location. Full refunds are only approved with the original receipt. Online purchases can also be returned by mail for a $6 return shipping fee.
The Hot Topic Guest List is a free rewards program available to all customers. It offers several benefits:
- 1 point earned for every $1 spent at Hot Topic
- 100 points equals a $5 Hot Topic coupon
- Special birthday and Guest List anniversary gifts
- Exclusive access to special events
Customers can reach VIP Status upon earning 500+ points in a calendar year. VIP Status earns 1.25 points per $1 spent and $2 standard shipping for all online orders within the contiguous United States.
Hot Topic regularly offers 30% to 50% off promo codes, Buy Two Get Two Free clearance sales, and 20% off Hot Topic online coupons. The biggest sales occur around major holidays including Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas.
Military members have access to a 10% Hot Topic promo code discount. Purchases must be made through customer service to apply the 10% off Hot Topic coupon.
Students can also unlock a 25% off Hot Topic coupon by registering with Student Beans.
Hot Topic does not offer a trade-in policy.
The Hot Topic Guest List credit card is available to qualified applicants. It provides the following benefits for cardholders:
- 15% off first purchase made with a credit card
- Two $20 off $50 Hot Topic coupons each year
- Exclusive member offers