Zumiez Inc., is a Washington State corporation, formed in August 1978. The Company is a multi- channel specialty retailer.It is engaged in the retail sales of apparel, footwear, accessories and hardgoods for young men and women which is expressed through music, art, fashion and action sports, streetwear and other lifestyles. It operates under the names of Zumiez and Blue Tomato. Additionally, it operates ecommerce websites at www.zumiez.com and www.blue-tomato.com. Its products include Men's Apparel, Accessories, Footwear, Hardgoods and Junior's Apparel. It competes with other teenage and young adult focused retailers. The Company's products are subject to regulation of and regulatory standards set by various governmental authorities with respect to quality and safety.