Profile: Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN.O)
29 Sep 2016
Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Urban Outfitters), incorporated on August 6, 1976, is a lifestyle retail company. The Company operates through two business segments: Retail and Wholesale. The Retail segment consists of the Company's Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, Free People and Terrain brands, whose merchandise is sold directly to the Company's customers through retail stores, Websites, mobile applications, catalogs and customer contact centers. The Wholesale segment consists of the Free People wholesale division that primarily designs, develops and markets young women's contemporary casual apparel.
The Retail segment consists of the Company's Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, Free People and Terrain brands. Urban Outfitters targets young adults aged 18 to 28. The products include women's and men's fashion apparel, intimates, footwear, beauty and accessories, activewear and gear, electronics, as well as an eclectic mix of apartment wares and gifts. Apartment wares range from rugs, pillows and shower curtains to books, candles and novelties. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated 238 Urban Outfitters stores, of which 179 were located in the United States, 16 were located in Canada and 43 were located in Europe. The Company's stores are located in metropolitan areas, select university communities, specialty centers and enclosed malls.
The Anthropologie Group consists of the Anthropologie and Bhldn brands. Anthropologie offers merchandise to women aged from 28 to 45. Anthropologie's products include women's casual apparel and accessories, intimates, shoes, beauty, home furnishings and a range of gifts and decorative items. The home furnishings range from furniture, rugs, lighting and antiques to table top items, bedding and gifts. The brand offers around 60,000 to 65,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) across the Retail segment. Its stores are located in specialty retail centers, street locations and enclosed malls. The Bhldn brand offers wedding collection, such as wedding gowns, bridesmaid frocks, party dresses, assorted jewelry, headpieces, footwear, lingerie and decorations. The Company also operates shop-within-shop locations within its Anthropologie stores that offers product to its stores and Website. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated 204 Anthropologie Group stores, of which 185 were located in the United States, 12 were located in Canada and seven were located in Europe. The Anthropologie Group operates Websites in North America and Europe that offers a selection of merchandise. Anthropologie offers registry services through the Company's Website and mobile applications and in all of the Company's stores throughout the United States. Registry services allow the Company's customers to create gift registries for any occasion and customers can select from any of the products offered by the brand. The Anthropologie brand also offers a catalog in North America and Europe that markets select merchandise.
The Company's Free People retail stores offer private label branded merchandise targeted to young contemporary women aged 25 to 30. Free People offers a merchandise mix of casual women's apparel, intimates, shoes, accessories, activewear and gifts. The brand offers around 20,000 to 25,000 SKUs across the Retail segment. The Company's Free People stores are located in enclosed malls, street locations and specialty retail centers. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated 102 Free People stores, of which 98 were located in the United States and four were located in Canada.
The Company's Terrain brand is designed for women and men interested in a creative, outdoor living and gardening. Terrain's products include home furnishings and decorative items, garden products, including live plants and flowers, outdoor living furnishings and entertainment products and a range of gifts. Terrain also offers a variety of landscape and design service solutions to its customers. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated two Terrain garden centers and a Website that offers customers a portion of the product assortment found at the Terrain garden centers.
The Wholesale segment consists of the Free People wholesale division, which designs, develops and markets young women's casual wear. Free People's range of tops, bottoms, sweaters, dresses, intimates and shoes were sold across the world through approximately 1,600 department and specialty stores, including Macy's, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, Selfridge's, and the Company's Free People stores. Free People wholesale sales and showroom facilities are located in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, London and Tokyo.
Urban Outfitters Inc
5000 S Broad St
PHILADELPHIA PA 19112-1402
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