Everett, Wash. Zumiez reported late Thursday that its profit rose 40% in the fourth quarter in part on higher sales. In the quarter ended Jan. 30, the clothing retailer earned $8.8 million, up from $6.3 million a year earlier.
Revenue rose 6% to $132.4 million, from $125.5 million.
For the year, Zumiez's profit rose 47% to $9.1 million, from $17.2 million the year before. Yearly revenue dipped 1.0% to $407.6 million.