Zumiez Inc. Reports September 2012 Sales Results

Tue Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT

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  LYNNWOOD, WA, Oct 02 (Marketwire) -- 
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports
related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced
that total net sales for the five-week period ended September 29, 2012
increased 18.6% to $62.7 million, compared to $52.9 million for the
five-week period ended October 1, 2011. The Company's comparable store
sales increased 5.6% for the five-week period, on top of a comparable
store sales increase of 10.1% in the year ago period. For the nine-week
period ended September 29, 2012, the Company's comparable store sales
increased 4.6%, on top of a 6.8% comparable store sales increase for the
same period last year.

    To hear the Zumiez prerecorded September sales message, please dial (201)
689-8483 or (877) 523-5612, followed by the passcode # 986439 (ZUMIEZ). 

    About Zumiez Inc.

    Zumiez is a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of action sports
related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, focusing on
skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross and BMX for young men and
women. As of September 29, 2012 we operated 489 stores, 466 in the United
States, 18 in Canada, and 5 in Europe. In the United States and Canada we
operate under the name Zumiez and in Europe we operate under the name
Blue Tomato. Additionally, we operate ecommerce web sites under
www.zumiez.com and www.blue-tomato.com.

    

Company Contact:
Brian Leith
Director of Finance & 
Investor Relations
Zumiez Inc.
(425) 551-1500, ext. 1610

Investor Contact:
ICR
Brendon Frey 
(203) 682-8200 

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