Urban Outfitters' History
Urban Outfitters was founded in 1970 by Richard Hayne, Scott Belair, and Gabriel Tham-Morrobel. They were renamed and incorporated as Urban Outfitters in 1976. Today, they are a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ exchange with the symbol of URBN and a member of the S&P 500. In addition to their online store, they operate 238 retail stores in the United States, Europe and Canada.
Urban Outfitters' Values
Urban Outfitters is a fashion and clothing store that has been described as hip, hipster and stylish. They value their customers and strive to create a different shopping experience. The age group they sell to mainly, is the 18 to 30 year olds. Their company has received numerous awards including the National Preservation Honor Award for their corporate office campus and the Conservation Award to name a few.
What makes Urban Outfitters' unique?
Even though Urban Outfitters is best known for their clothing, they also sell natural beauty products, home furnishings in their apartment category and music products such as record players and instruments.