MOSS ADAMS: Webinar 12/2 on internal controls to increase the value of your business.
AGENDA: 12/30 deadline to pre-register for Jan. 5-6 Long Beach show.
CIT TRADE FINANCE: Middle-market retailers cautiously optimistic for holiday.
Details on Industry Insight.
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