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Creating a Community Through Urban Retail

MELBOURNE, Australia — The retail landscape has changed dramatically over the last decade. According to Bain & Company, online sales are expected to climb from 7 percent to 20 percent of global luxury consumption by 2025. However, as e-commerce increasingly liberates consumers from the need to enter stores or even leave their homes to shop, physical retail is also evolving. ...

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Urban Outfitters Jumps as Free People Brand Leads Sales Rebound

PHILADELPHIA, United States — Add Urban Outfitters Inc. to the list of retailers getting help from its secondary brands. The company’s comparable sales rose in the third quarter, led by increases at its Free People and Anthropologie divisions. Urban Outfitters’ namesake brand also expanded, defying analysts’ forecasts for contraction. Shares soared as much as 13 percent in late trading after ...

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Urban Outfitters Beats Wall Street Forecasts

PHILADELPHIA, United States — Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $ 45.1 million. The Philadelphia-based company said it had net income of 41 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 33 cents per share. The clothing and accessories ...

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Asthma attacks: Trees carrying out silent DEFENCE for sufferers in urban areas

Researchers from the University of Exeter’s media school studied the impact of urban greenery on the potentially life-threatening respiratory condition.  Their findings suggest planting trees could help reduce the effects of traffic pollution on Britons’ respiratory health. Asthma affects about five million in the country – including a quarter of 13 to 14-year-olds – at an annual cost of £1 ...

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Keith Urban Performs Empowering 'Female' Song Following Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Scandal

In addition to recognizing the struggles a woman can face, the song also calls out all the titles and responsibilities she’s given. Urban sings, “Sister, shoulder, daughter, lover, healer, broken halo, mother nature, fire, suit of armor, soul survivor, holy water, secret keeper, fortune teller, virgin Mary, scarlet letter, technicolor, river wild, baby girl, woman, child — Female.” Let’s block ads!

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