The retailer distributes its own womenswear and menswear collections as well as other labels in its stores, and it currently operates over 200 shops worldwide. It is part of the URBN group (which also owns Anthropologie, Free People and Vetri Family), and features also a beauty, home decoration, gift and music range.
Urban Outfitters is starting to deploy more extensively in Europe. A few days ago, commercial real estate experts Cushman & Wakefield announced the brand’s arrival in Italy, via the opening of a flagship store which will open on Milan’s renowned corso Vittorio Emanuele.
In the 2016 fiscal year, the group’s net sales grew 3% to $3.5 billion (€3.3 billion). Comparable sales for the retail channel were up 1%, while those for the wholesale channel grew 11%