Urban Outfitters, Inc. engages in the operation of retail clothing stores and sale of general merchandise.
It operates through the Retail and Wholesale segments.
The Retail segment offers merchandise directly through stores, catalogues, call centers, and websites, and consists of the brands Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, and Bhldn; as well as consists of food and beverage divisions.
The Wholesale segment primarily designs, develops and markets young women's contemporary casual wear including intimates and activewear and shoes under the Free People brand and home goods under the Anthropologie brand.
The company was founded by Richard A. Hayne and Scott A. Belair in 1970 and is headquartered at Philadelphia, PA.