Zumiez Expands Into Canadian Market

Canadian retail real estate consulting firm Northwest Atlantic has announced that its retailer client, Zumiez, will expand into the greater Vancouver area. Zumiez, which currently has 377 retail locations in 35 states across the U.S., will be working with Northwest Atlantic to create 2,400-3,200 square foot stores. Stay tuned to TransWorld Business for more inforamtion.

“Northwest Atlantic (Canada) Inc. Brokerage is pleased to announce real estate expansion plans across Canada for our client Zumiez.

Zumiez is a specialty retailer of action sports apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories for  skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, BMX and motocross. They cater to young men and women between the ages of 12 and 24. Their merchandising mix is fresh, continuously introducing new
brands and styles and categories of products which allows them to quickly adjust to changing  fashion trends. Stores feature couches and game stations intended to encourage customers to shop longer and to interact with each other and store associates.

Primarily mall-based Zumiez currently has 377 stores in 35 states. Their success is attributed to  their deep rooted passion for action sports lifestyle and attracting and retaining high quality employees who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the products.

Zumiez, in partnership with Northwest Atlantic looks to expand its Canadian presence starting in the Greater Vancouver market. The concept is ideally suited to 2,400-3,200 sq. ft. inline with 25’ minimum frontage.

For more information, please visit their website: www.zumiez.com.”