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Zumiez category performance in May

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Key industry customer Zumiez reported a 1.1% rise in comp sales in May, with mixed results for key categories such as footwear and men’s.

The company was up against a tough comparison. In May 2012, same store sales rose 13.7%.

Comps by week were:

1. +2.7%

2. +2.8%

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3. +0.4%

4. -1.2%

Categories that comped positive this May include hardgoods, footwear and junior’s.

Negative categories included men’s, boy’s and accessories.

Year to date, Zumiez same store sales are down 0.3%.

The company ended May with 509 stores.

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