Sponsors
Billabong ▲ +0.015 | PPR ▲ +2.25 | American Apparel ▲ +0.019 | The Buckle ▲ +0.71 | Columbia ▲ +0.26 | Deckers Outdoor ▲ +0.68 | Dicks ▲ +0.60 | Foot Locker ▲ +0.88 | Genesco ▲ +1.19 | Iconix Brand Group ▲ +0.58 | Jarden Corp ▲ +1.00 | Nordstrom ▲ +1.01 | Luxottica ▼ -0.19 | Nike ▲ +0.87 | Pacific Sunwear ▲ +0.04 | Skullcandy ▲ +0.01 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▲ +0.01 | VF Corp ▲ +2.00 | Quiksilver ▼ -0.01 | Zumiez ▲ +0.86 | Macys ▲ +1.33 | Tillys ▲ +0.10 |
Readers Say
It pertains to my business
It pertains to my business

I’m an avid reader of Shop-Eat-Surf because it’s really the only online newsletter that I have found that is not only industry related, but also because it’s not so “guy-centric.” I find that a lot of the information I read on the site pertains to my business (as a swimwear designer) and keeps me up to date on what other companies and other women in the industry in general are doing which is not only inspiring but also helps me gauge the future direction of my business as well.

I feel privileged to read the Executive Edition because I know I am getting insider industry information before it hits the mainstream media channels. And it’s always good to know what my friends are up to in the industry.

- By Monica Wise, Founder, L*Space
Since the inception of Executive Edition, I only need 1 stop
Since the inception of Executive Edition, I only need 1 stop

As a retailer in the surf industry for the past 21 years, I have had to use multiple sources to stay informed to the news within surf. Since the inception of the Executive Edition of Shop-Eat-Surf.com, I need only one stop. Thanks for providing such a valuable tool to all of us in the industry. Shop-Eat-Surf is a must read for all of our staff at Maui Nix.

- By George Karamitos, CEO, Maui Nix
Industry Insight

4 reasons for B2B companies to embrace ecomm from NuORDER. Invitation to PROCOPIO's Labor and Employment Law seminar.

Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
Print This Article

Zumiez comp sales fall double digits in January, but fourth quarter stronger than expected

By Tiffany Montgomery
February 04, 2009 2:34 PM

Zumiez said this afternoon that same-store sales in January fell 14.8 percent vs. the same month last year. Total sales fell 2 percent to $20.3 million.

The good news is that sales and margins were stronger than expected, and Zumiez now expects full-year earnings per share to be at the high end of its previously announced 52 to 57 cent range.

January comps by week:

Week 1 - down 7 percent
Week 2 - down 15.7 percent
Week 3 - down 15.9 percent
Week 4 - down 20.1 percent

Positive category: Footwear

Negative categories: men's, junior's and boy's apparel, accessories and hardgoods.

Regions: Stores west of Texas and Florida recorded comp sale decreases in the high teens.

Fourth quarter 2008 comps: down 13.4 percent

Fiscal 2008 comps: down 6.5 percent

Zumiez ended the fiscal year with 343 stores.

 

 

Airfare.com - Flights, hotels and more!

 


Articles You Might Have Missed