Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Zumiez Inc. is a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, accessories and hardgoods, focusing on skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross and bicycle motocross (“BMX”) for young men and women. The Company was formed in August 1978 and is a Washington State corporation. At February 2, 2013, we operated 500 stores; 472 in the United States (“U.S.”), 20 in Canada and eight in Europe. We operate under the names Zumiez and Blue Tomato. Additionally, we operate ecommerce websites at www.zumiez.com and www.blue-tomato.com. We completed the acquisition of Snowboard Dachstein Tauern GmbH and Blue Tomato Graz Handel GmbH (collectively, “Blue Tomato”) during the second quarter of fiscal 2012. Blue Tomato is a multi-channel retailer for board sports and related apparel and footwear that operates primarily in the European marketplace. ... More ...