Urban Outfitters Inc
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| 24 Nov 2014
Decidedly at odds with fast fashion, the slow fashion movement offers an alternative to mass-produced clothing and is steadily gaining momentum. But while some believe more work is required if the message is to really take off, others see it as an ideal opportunity for middle market players.
| 24 Sep 2014
Urban Outfitters has set out ambitious plans to double its topline sales by 2020 through an expanded product offering, enhanced customer experience, and wider distribution. The news has been met with a mixed reaction from analysts.
| 7 Aug 2014
Where once retailers invested in e-commerce as an extension of their physical stores, an acceleration in shopping online means they are now seeking a sustainable balance between the two - in addition to adapting their supply chains in order not to lose out.
| 3 Mar 2014
It's one thing for apparel brands and retailers to talk about sustainability and traceability across their supply chains, but another altogether to put it into practice. Indeed, new research reveals that despite the well-documented risk of sourcing forced-labour Uzbek cotton, many firms are still not taking enough steps to prevent its use in their products.
| 28 Aug 2015
Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. J Crew moved to a loss in its latest quarter, while Bebe Stores improved its net loss and announced a licensing deal for China. Aeropostale booked a net loss for the eleventh straight quarter, and Destination XL delivered what it said was an “outstanding” quarte. rDollar General posted increases in earnings and sales, including apparel, Burlington Stores has raised its full-year guidance after returning to profit, and PVH Corp revealed results that beat its expectations, upping its full-year guidance.
| 26 Jun 2015
First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.
| 21 May 2015
Ted Marlow, the CEO of US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters Group, has announced his intention to retire.
| 19 May 2015
Urban Outfitters is weathering the tribulations of the youth fashion market far better than its competitors, one analyst believes, despite first-quarter profit and sales that missed expectations.
| 10 Mar 2015
Urban Outfitters has closed its financial year with what analysts believe is a relatively strong set of sales numbers, albeit it driven by extensive discounting.
| 18 Feb 2015
US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters is to relocate its South Carolina e-commerce fulfilment centre to a new location in Pennsylvania.
| 9 Jan 2015
US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has booked record holiday sales and positive retail segment comps at each of its brands.
| 18 Nov 2014
US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has revealed record third-quarter sales but saw earnings plummet as weakness at its namesake stores offset strength at its other fascias.
| 17 Oct 2014
US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters said the negative comparable retail sales it reported in September have continued into its third-quarter.
| 19 Aug 2014
The Urban Outfitters brand is "on the mend", analysts have said, after the lifestyle retailer revealed second-quarter earnings above consensus estimates and an increase in sales.
| 20 May 2014
A turnaround is unlikely for Urban Outfitters in the near term, analysts believe, but changes could yield incremental improvements.
| 7 Apr 2014
Boston-based investment firm Berkshire Partners LLC has committed to invest $350m in innovative, high-growth retail and consumer businesses through a new company set up by Glen Senk, the former CEO of Urban Outfitters.
| 2 Apr 2014
Weakness at Urban Outfitters' namesake brand is likely to continue into the first quarter for the lifestyle retailer, according to analysts.
| 11 Mar 2014
Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has cautioned on its current quarter, despite booking an increase in fourth-quarter earnings.
| 3 Mar 2014
Stephen Murray is to step down as president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at footwear specialist Deckers Outdoor Corp at the end of the year.
| 25 Feb 2014
Adidas, Marks and Spencer, Patagonia and Phillips-Van Heusen have been named among the companies taking the most comprehensive steps to stop cotton from Uzbekistan picked with forced labour from entering their supply chains.
| 11 Feb 2014
Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has posted "record" sales in its fourth-quarter, driven by revenues at its Anthropologie and Free People divisions.
| 3 Feb 2014
Destination XL Group has cut its full-year outlook after lower-than-expected December sales, and announced the departure of CFO and COO Dennis Hernreich.
| 21 Jan 2014
Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters, owner of the Anthropologie and Free People brands, has invested in retail planning software to support its online and international growth.
| 19 Dec 2013
Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has invested in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software to improve visibility and collaboration across its business.
| 19 Nov 2013
Urban Outfitters has reported an 18% increase in third-quarter net profit, bolstered by record sales including strong gains at its Anthropologie and Free People stores.
| 8 Oct 2013
US fashion retailer Urban Outfitters is investing US$200m in two new projects in Pennsylvania to meet growing demand and support the expansion of its business.
| 4 Sep 2013
A web-based solution that provides detailed visibility into variable ticketing supply lead times is being rolled out with leading retailers including Urban Outfitters.
| 20 Aug 2013
US fashion retailer Urban Outfitters has recorded a "strong" second quarter thanks to new store openings and improved merchandise margins.
| 2 Jan 2015
Happy New Year from the team at just-style.
| 19 Dec 2013
Ever-sensitive Urban Outfitters has landed itself in hot water again. This time the US teen fashion retailer has managed to offend Hindus with one of its Christmas offerings.
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