Specialty apparel chain Urban Outfitters Inc on Thursday reported a 45 per cent rise in fourth quarter net profit as it was boosted by strong sales and same-store sales growth. The Philadelphia-based wholesaler and operator of more than 90 stores posted a net profit of $8.4 million, or 42 cents a share, compared with $5.8m, or 33 cents a share, in the year-ago period.