• Hot Topic, Inc. is a leading mall and web based specialty retailer operating the Hot Topic and Torrid concepts, as well as a new test retail concept, Blackheart. Hot Topic offers music/pop culture-licensed and music/pop culture-influenced apparel, accessories, music and gift items for young men and women. Torrid retails ontrend fashion apparel, lingerie and accessories inspired by and designed to fit the young, voluptuous woman who wears size 12 and up. The company operates more than 800 stores in the U.S. and Canada. For more information visit:,, and

  • The Talbots, Inc. is a leading specialty retailer and direct marketer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories. Established in 1947, Talbots is known for its classic women's clothing. The company operates over 500 Talbots stores in 46 states and Canada. Talbots brand on-line shopping site is located at

  • MGF Sourcing is one of the largest apparel sourcing, manufacturing, and supply chain companies in the world. Formerly part of L Brands, MGF Sourcing received a controlling investment from Sycamore Partners in November 2011. With more than 40 years of experience and over 700 skilled associates worldwide, MGF Sourcing is proud to be the sourcing and production partner to some of the world’s best apparel brands.

  • Pathlight Capital is a commercial finance company dedicated to providing creative financing solutions sized between $10-100MM. Pathlight specializes in providing secured loans to companies in the consumer and retail sector, but has the flexibility and experience to provide custom solutions in a variety of industries and situations.