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February 11, 2014

Urban Outfitters reported substantial gains in net sales for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, driven primarily by the company’s Anthropologie and Free People brands.

January 31, 2014

Dennis Hernreich, EVP, COO and CFO of Destination XL Group, has resigned and board member John E. Kyees has been named interim CFO. In addition, the company has elected Will Mesdag, 60, to its board of directors.

December 6, 2013

Chad Kessler was named chief merchandising and design officer at American Eagle Outfitters after the company reported a big decline in third-quarter profits and said it expects fourth quarter same-store sales to decline.

August 19, 2013

A favorable customer response to product offerings at Urban Outfitters contributed to the retailer’s net income of $76 million for the three months ended July 31.

June 17, 2013

Bowing to pressure from the Partnership at Drugfree.org, fashion retailer Urban Outfitters has agreed to pull merchandise made to look like prescription pull bottles, including prescription label flasks and pint and shot glasses, from its shelves.

March 12, 2013

Net income rose to $83 million at Urban Outfitters for its fourth quarter from $39.26 million in the year-ago period, on strong same-store sales and higher revenue.

January 11, 2013

Urban Outfitters Inc. said its same-stores sales for the holiday season rose 9%, including its direct-to-consumer business. Excluding that unit, same-store sales fell 1%.

October 8, 2012

Urban Outfitters is entered into an exclusive deal with World Co. to bring its Free People brand to Japan.

March 22, 2012

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) announced that retail and outdoor industry veteran Eric Artz will join the company as chief financial officer in May. Artz comes to REI from Urban Outfitters.

March 13, 2012

Urban Outfitters saw profit for the fourth quarter fall to $39.3 million, from $75.2 million a year earlier. Sales rose 9% to $730.6 million, missing Wall Street’s expected $740 million in revenue.

February 9, 2012

Urban Outfitters' performance in the fourth quarter indicate that while consumers may still enjoy its trendy products, they aren't going to its stores to get them.

February 6, 2012

Urban Outfitters Inc. has appointed a former executive as CEO of its namesake brand.

January 11, 2012

Urban Outfitters announced Tuesday that Glen T. Senk has resigned as CEO, effective Jan. 9. The company named chairman and co-founder Richard Hayne as his replacement.

January 11, 2012

Urban Outfitters announced Tuesday that Glen T. Senk has resigned as CEO, effective Jan. 9. The company named chairman and co-founder Richard Hayne as his replacement.

November 8, 2011

Urban Outfitters Monday announced leadership changes at Anthropologie, Terrain and Urban Outfitters.

October 19, 2011

Needle announced that Urban Outfitters will use Needle’s Guided Shopping Platform to serve its customers with a personalized online shopping experience.

August 16, 2011

Urban Outfitters, which caters to a clientele with a unique and forward-looking approach to fashion and lifestyle merchandise, missed the mark during the second quarter, reporting a 21% profit decline and a same-store sales slip of 2%.

May 16, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — Urban Outfitters announced net income of $39 million, or earnings per diluted share of 23 cents for the first quarter ended April 30, compared with net income of $53 million, or earnings per diluted share of 31 cents.

Total company net sales rose by 9% over the same quarter last year to $524 million. Comparable retail segment net sales, which includes direct-to-consumer channels, decreased 1% for the quarter while comparable store net sales decreased 5% for the quarter. 

April 28, 2011

Urban Outfitters announced that its Leifsdottir brand will now be sold exclusively at Anthropologie stores and through its direct-to-consumer business, and will no longer be available for wholesale distribution with the conclusion of spring deliveries.

April 15, 2011

Urban Outfitters said that Stephen Murray has resigned as global president of the Urban Outfitters brand.

March 8, 2011

Urban Outfitters reported Monday that net income for the quarter ended Jan. 31 dipped slightly to $75 million, compared with $77 million in the year-ago period.

June 1, 2010

Urban Outfitters has announced the appointment of Oona McCullough as director of investor relations ......

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