Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): October 4, 2017  

Zumiez Inc
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


4001 204th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(425) 551-1500
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On October 4, 2017, Zumiez Inc. issued a press release (the "Press Release"), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and the contents of which are incorporated herein by this reference.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the information contained in the Press Release shall not be deemed "Filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. This report will not be deemed a determination or an admission as to the materiality of any information in the report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits
      99.1   Press Release of Zumiez Inc. dated August 2, 2017


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 Zumiez Inc
Date: October 4, 2017By: /s/ Richard M. Brooks        
  Richard M. Brooks
  Chief Executive Officer



Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release of Zumiez Inc. dated October 4, 2017



Zumiez Inc. Reports September 2017 Sales Results

Net Sales Increased 12.6% to $84.4 Million; September 2017 Comparable Sales Increased 9.3%

LYNNWOOD, Wash., Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) a leading specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories for young men and women today announced that total net sales for the five-week period ended September 30, 2017 increased 12.6% to $84.4 million, compared to $75.0 million for the five-week period ended October 1, 2016.  The Company's comparable sales increased 9.3% for the five-week period compared to a comparable sales increase of 6.3% in the year ago period. 

Based on stronger than expected sales quarter-to-date, the Company now expects fiscal 2017 third quarter net sales in the range of $241 to $243 million, compared with its previous guidance range of $236 to $241 million. This guidance is now predicated on a comparable sales increase of between 6% and 7%. Based on higher than planned sales combined with higher than expected operational expenses and to a lesser extent lower product margin, the Company now expects net income per diluted share of approximately $0.45 to $0.48, compared  with its the previously issued guidance of $0.43 to $0.48. 

To hear the Zumiez prerecorded September sales message, please dial (201) 689-8483 or (877) 523-5612, followed by the passcode # 986439 (ZUMIEZ).

About Zumiez Inc.

Zumiez is a leading specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories and hardgoods for young men and women who want to express their individuality through the fashion, music, art and culture of action sports, streetwear, and other unique lifestyles. As of September 30, 2017 we operated 695 stores, including 607 in the United States, 51 in Canada, and 31 in Europe and 6 in Australia. We operate under the names Zumiez, Blue Tomato and Fast Times. Additionally, we operate ecommerce web sites at Zumiez.com, blue-tomato.com and fasttimes.com.au. 

Company Contact:
Darin White
Director of Finance &
Investor Relations
Zumiez Inc.
(425) 551-1500, ext. 1337

Investor Contact:
Brendon Frey
(203) 682-8200