Zumiez Sales Drop 2.1% in November

Zumiez Inc. reported total net sales for the four-week period ended Nov. 29, 2008 decreased 2.1% to $32.6 million, compared to $33.3 million for the four-week period ended Dec. 1, 2007. The company’s comparable store sales decreased 15.0% for the four-week period, versus a comparable store sales increase of 5.6% in the year ago period.

The Everett, WA.-based retailer caters to young men and women between ages 12-24 by focusing on skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, motocross and BMX. As of Nov. 29, Zumiez operated 343 stores, which are primarily located in shopping malls.