American fashion retailer Zumiez plans to open seven Canadian locations in 2016, according to its most recent financial report.

Founded in 1978 near Seattle, Zumiez sells apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories for action sports, particularly skateboarding, snowboarding, BMX and motocross. The company’s first store was called ‘Above the Belt’ and was located at Seattle’s Northgate Mall. Zumiez caters to young men and women between the ages of 12 and 24, and now boasts in excess of 600 locations worldwide.

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