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Details on Industry Insight.
Zumiez May sales beat expectations and outperformed many competitors. To read how other retailers performed, here's a roundup from the Associated Press.
Zumiez May same store sales by week:
1. Up 7.9%
2. Up 9.2%
3. Up 2.3%
4. Up 9.1%
Regions: Same stores sales in all regions rose about 6%. E-commerce comps rose more.
Strong categories: Men's, accessories, boy's
Weak categories: Hardgoods, junior's, footwear
May 2010 same stores sales: up 7.1%
May 2009 same store sales: down 20.7%
Total May 2010 sales: up 12.1% to $26.3 million
No. of average transactions: up in May
Average dollars per transaction: down in May
Same store sales year-to-date: up 8.7%
Total stores: 384