Posts tagged as Zumiez

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    Thursday, October 8th 2015

    Blue Tomato continues expansion across Central Europe

    by Markus Huber

    Blue Tomato, the European subsidiary of U.S. action sports retailer Zumiez, and one of the leading boardsports chains with an online presence in Europe, continues to expand its network of outlets. The company has now opened two more stores in the western Austrian towns of Wörgl and Bregenz, lifting its total number of points of sale to 25 […]

  • Friday, December 5th 2014

    Zumiez reports solid growth for its third quarter

    by Markus Huber

    Zumiez, the U.S. action sports retailer and owner of the Austrian Blue Tomato banner, reports a sales increase of 11.6 percent for its third quarter ended Nov. 1, compared with the prior year’s period. Net turnover was $213.3 million. Comp store sales improved by 3.7 percent. Net income soared by 32.6 percent to $15.7 million, including […]

  • Friday, September 5th 2014

    Double-digit action at Zumiez

    by Markus Huber

    Zumiez, the big U.S. action sports retailer and parent of Austrian Blue Tomato boardsports chain, increased net sales by 10.9 percent to $339.6 million in the first six months ended Aug. 2 over the previous year’s period. Like-for-like sales were up by 2.6. percent. Net profit soared by 37.5 percent to $10.0 million. Last year’s […]

  • Friday, September 6th 2013

    Blue Tomato helps Zumiez to grow in the double digits

    by Markus Huber

    In its second quarter which ended Aug. 3, Zumiez, the American action sports retailer, increased its net sales by 16.9 percent to $157.9 million compared with last year’s period. This gain includes last year’s acquisition of Blue Tomato, the Austrian chain and online retailer of board sports products. Based on comparable sales, Zumiez grew by […]

  • Friday, May 24th 2013

    Report: Billabong may want to sell retail chain

    by Markus Huber

    The American edition of Sporting Goods Intelligence reports that Billabong, the board sports company whose potentially new ownership is still pending, may divest itself of certain retail operations, notably West 49, a Canadian company which operates 138 stores and was acquired by Billabong in 2010. The publication drops the name of Zumiez, the U.S. action […]

  • Wednesday, June 20th 2012

    Zumiez acquires Blue Tomato


    Blue Tomato of Austria, one of the leading web-based retailers for board sports products inEurope, will be acquired by Zumiez, a big American sports retailer specializing in the same sector. Founded in 1988, Blue Tomato reportedly reached a turnover of €29.4 million in 2011 – 27 percent more than in the previous year. Net profit […]