Archive for September, 2011

SIA: Last Winter Will Be a Tough Act to Follow

September 12, 2011

www.sportsonesource.com Snow sports dealers, who kicked off the 2011- 12 season with a series of Labor Day sales over the weekend, know they will be hard pressed to break last year’s record sales this winter. But if La Niña and the stock market cooperate, they just might. That’s the outlook from the SIA 2011 Intelligence Report […]

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TOPLINE RETAIL MARKET OVERVIEW: July 2011

September 10, 2011

OUTDOOR TOPLINE: July 2011 Outdoor Sales Grow 8% As in previous months, July sales were driven by footwear and apparel which propelled the entire channel to $172M in retail sales, an 8% increase over July 2010. Footwear units and dollars increased 16% and 18%, respectively. Apparel grew 9% in both units and dollars. Equipment, however, fell 6% […]

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July Sales Up Over 14% In Core Shops

September 8, 2011

http://business.transworld.net/72169/features/july-sales-up-over-14-in-core-shops/ By Cary Words: Cary Allington July started the second half of the year off with a bang in the core shops on the ActionWatch Retail Panel. Sales increased by over 14% giving July the second-largest monthly sales increase of the year so far after February. However, the volume in July is about twice the […]

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Zumiez CEO & CFO On Expansion Plans & Q2 Results

September 6, 2011

http://business.transworld.net/72201/features/zumiez-cfo-ceo-on-expansion-plans-q2-results/ By Mike Lewis Zumiez released its Q2 and August sales results today and the impressive momentum continued for the Everett, Washington-based retailer. Zumiez Inc’s sales for the second quarter of FY 2011  increased nearly 15% to $112.2 million and August comps climbed 4.3%, while comps for the quarter were up 7.5% on top of […]

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Zumiez Q2 Sales Jump 14.9%, August Comps Up 4.3%

September 4, 2011

By Mike Lewis http://business.transworld.net/72189/news/zumiez-q2-sales-jump-149-august-comps-up-43/ Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), announced today that its second quarter sales increased nearly 15% to $112.2 million and August comps climbed 4.3%. Here’s the release: Total net sales for the second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 30, 2011 increased 14.9% to $112.2 million from $97.7 million reported in the second quarter […]

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