Last Minute Back-to-School Surge Helps September Comps Edge Past Estimates


New York—The strong finish for back-to-school sales help make September comparable store sales edge past analysts’ … [Read more...]

June Comp Sales Fail to Meet Estimates for Increases


New York—Neither Dads nor grads could help bolster June retail sales. Looking at a tally of the remaining 11 retailers who still … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q4 Profit, Sales Beat Estimates

Brixton display at Zumiez store

Lynnwood, WA—Despite increased costs, Zumiez Inc. posted last week better-than-expected fourth quarter results in line with … [Read more...]

January Comp Store Sales Miss Estimate, but “Decent” Anyway


New York—Without the threats of a polar vortex to spoil shopping, retailers reported “decent” sales gains in January.Analysts … [Read more...]

Lower Gas Prices Result in Higher December Comp Sales, Experts Say

Holiday 2015 Sales Report

New York—Lower gas prices, improved consumer confidence and plenty of promotions helped U.S. retailers see stronger sales in … [Read more...]

September Comp Sales Rise “Modestly”


New York—With some last minute back to school/college sales to their credit, retailers today reported a modest increase in their … [Read more...]

Back to School Lifts August Comp Sales

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New York—Retailers earned a shiny red apple in August as back to school spending helped lift sales. According to Ken Perkins, … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q2 Profit, Sales Soar


Everett, WA—Zumiez has said it is pleased with its 57.3% increase in second quarter net profit, driven by higher-than-expected … [Read more...]

July, a “Transitional Month,” Posts Sluggish Comp Sales


New York—About six months ago, harsh winter weather stymied retail sales. But now it seems that warmer weather may be in factor in … [Read more...]

Retail Comp Sales in June Once Again Beat Forecasts


New York—Retailers sailed past estimates for their June comparable store sales results as better weather and lower unemployment … [Read more...]

Discounts Help Boost May Comp Sales Ahead of Estimates


Discounts Help Boost May Comp Sales Ahead of Estimates New York—May comparable store sales beat estimates as consumers shopped … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q1 Profit Flat, But Beats Estimate

From the Zumiez spring lookbook

Lynnwood, WA—Zumiez Inc. reported last week that flat first quarter profit, higher expenses and narrowed margins. Still, the board … [Read more...]