AGENDA: GroupY's Emerge brand-building conference returns on Jan. 6.
SURFRIDER: "Protect What You Love" holiday appeal.
MOSS ADAMS: Plan now for tax season.
Details on Industry Insight.
I’m catching up on some West 49 news about holiday sales that came out while I was at Surf Expo.
The Canadian mall-based retailer released sales details from the five-week holiday period ended Jan. 2.
Net sales: up 5.7% to $36.8 million
Total same store sales: up 3%
West 49 banner same store sales: up 5%
For the quarter-to-date period ended Jan 2:
Net sales: up 0.6% to $51.8 million
Total same store sales: down 1.8%
West 49 banner same store sales: flat
The company operates a total of 136 stores under several banners, including West 49, and is the industry’s largest customer in Canada.