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Urban Outfitters brand is "on the mend" 19 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

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.


Near-term turnaround unlikely for Urban Outfitters 20 May 2014

Michelle Russell

A turnaround is unlikely for Urban Outfitters in the near term, analysts believe, but changes could yield incremental improvements.


Investors commit $350m to Glen Senk retail venture 7 Apr 2014

Leonie Barrie

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.


Urban Outfitters brand weakness set to continue 2 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

Weakness at Urban Outfitters' namesake brand is likely to continue into the first quarter for the lifestyle retailer, according to analysts.


Urban Outfitters cautions on Q1 11 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has cautioned on its current quarter, despite booking an increase in fourth-quarter earnings.

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Urban Outfitters in hot water once again 19 Dec 2013

Michelle Russell

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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