Zumiez Inc. Reports January 2013 Sales Results

Zumiez Inc. Reports January 2013 Sales Results 
January 2013 Comparable Store Sales Increased 2.6%; Company Raises
Fourth Quarter Guidance 
LYNNWOOD, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 --  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 February 2, 2013 increased 57.9%
to $50.3 million, compared to $31.8 million for the four-week period
ended January 28, 2012. The Company's comparable store sales
increased 2.6%, for the five-week period ended February 2, 2013, on
top of a comparable store sales increase of 11.1% for the five-weeks
ended February 4, 2012.  
The Company's fourth quarter (14-weeks) comparable store sales
decreased 1.0% and the full year fiscal 2012 (53-weeks) comparable
store sales increased 5.0%. Due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2012,
comparable store sales for the period ended February 2, 2013 are
compared to the same time frame ended February 4, 2012. 
Based primarily on better than planned sales, the Company has
increased its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter guidance. The Company now
expects net income per diluted share to be $0.65 to $0.66, an
increase from the previously issued guidance of net income per
diluted share of approximately $0.59 to $0.62.  
To hear the Zumiez prerecorded January 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 February 2, 2013 we operated 500 stores, 472 in the
United States, 20 in Canada, and 8 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. 
Safe Harbor Statement 
Certain statements in this press release and oral statements relating
thereto made from time to time by representatives of the Company may
constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor
provisions under the Private Securities Litigatio
n Reform Act of
1995. These statements include, without limitation, predictions and
guidance relating to the Company's future financial performance,
brand and product category diversity, ability to adjust product mix,
integration of acquired businesses, growing customer demand for our
products and new store openings. In some cases, you can identify
forward-looking statements by terminology such as, "may," "should,"
"expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates,"
"predicts," "potential," "continue," or the negative of these terms
or other comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements are
based on management's current expectations but they involve a number
of risks and uncertainties. Actual results and the timing of events
could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking
statements as a result of risks and uncertainties, which include,
without limitation, those described in the Company's quarterly report
on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended October 27, 2012 as filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov. You
are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the
forward-looking statements herein and are cautioned not to place
undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are
qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The
forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they
are made
 and the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update
such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or
circumstances. 
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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