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Apparel sales weak at Zumiez in May

By Tiffany Montgomery
June 05, 2008 6:39 AM

Zumiez reported a 0.2 percent increase in same-store sales for May.


Strong categories: footwear and skate hardgoods


Weak categories: juniors apparel and mens apparel


More on footwear: During Zumiez first quarter conference call, executives noted that footwear was performing better. They attributed the improvement to: trend right shoes, especially with color; easier comparisons; and PacSun exiting the shoe business.


Here's the weekly breakdown of same-store sales:


Week 1: down 0.1 percent

Week 2: up 3 percent

Week 3: up 2.7 percent

Week 4: down 4.3 percent

 


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