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Headquarters: 5000 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19112
CEO: Richard Hayne
Stock Symbol: URBN
Urban Outfitters is a specialty retailer and wholesaler which sells clothing and merchandise through the Anthropologie, Free People, Bhldn, Terrain and Urban Outfitters stores.
The company operates 238 Urban Outfitters stores in the United States, Canada, and Europe, catalogs and websites; 204 Anthropologie Group stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites; 102 Free People stores in the United States and Canada, catalogs and websites; Free People wholesale, which sells its product to approximately 1,600 specialty stores and select department stores worldwide; and 2 Terrain garden centers and a website.
Urban Outfitters stores are targeted toward the educated, urban-minded individual in the 18 to 30 year-old range with men's and women's clothing and accessories. Anthropologie caters to the fashionable, educated and creative woman age 30 to 45 with a unique product assortment that includes casual apparel and accessories, home furnishings and a diverse array of gifts and decorative items. Free People is aimed at young women with a distinctive assortment of apparel, accessories and housewares.
During the year ended January 31, 2015, the Company opened a total of 38 new stores including: 15 Anthropologie Group stores, 12 Free People stores, and 11 Urban Outfitters stores. The Company closed 3 Urban Outfitters stores due to lease expirations.
In fiscal 2014, Urban Outfitters had revenues of $3.32 billion, up from $3.0 billion.
The company started with a small store
in 1970. Situated in a Philadelphia row house several blocks
from The University of Pennsylvania, the first Urban Outfitters
revolutionized the fashion world by offering an eclectic and
funky mix of merchandise for both home and wardrobe. Thirty-three
years later, the Company has grown to manage three distinct brands
providing fashion essentials for diverse customers: Urban
Outfitters, Anthropologie, and Free People.
Free People, the company's wholesale brand,
designs and markets young women's clothing and opened its first
store in Paramus, NJ in November 2002.
- Medical: Administered by Blue
Cross/Blue Shield, the plan addresses the costs of preventative
care, hospital stays, emergency room visits, physician office
visits, and prescription drugs.
- Dental: Addresses the costs of oral exams, preventative treatment,
- Vision Discount: Offers discounts on frames, lenses, non-prescription
sunglasses and eye exams at over 9,000 retail locations and doctors
- Wellness Programs: With discounts on gym memberships, expenses,
smoking cessation, and alternative health practitioners.
- Personal Days
- Paid Holidays
Financial Planning and Protection
- 401(K) Savings Plan
- Life Insurance and Additional Life Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment
- Employee Discount: We offer a generous employee discounts
for employees and their immediate families at all Urban Outfitters,
Anthropologie, and Free People stores across the country.
- Bonuses: Incentive plans exist for many positions
- Associate Referral: Rewards exist for associates who assist
the company in growing our workforce.
Updated March 8, 2015