Why Urban Outfitters Could Be a Good Bet This Holiday Season
Impressive strategies and precise execution have helped Urban Outfitters keep its head above water in a struggling apparel retail industry.
Investor Beat: Dec. 6, 2013
The top business stories for today's Foolish investor.
The Two Main Growth Drivers of Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters' growth was driven by the Anthropologie and Free People brands. However, the company is quite expensively valued. Meanwhile, Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch have lower valuations and distribute more cash to their shareholders.
Abercrombie Needs to Slim Down at the Top
An activist hedge fund shareholder says it's time the CEO got the boot.
Can American Eagle Earnings Catch Up With Urban Outfitters and Gap?
American Eagle Outfitters has fallen out of favor among teen retailers, even as Urban Outfitters has soared in popularity and even Gap has gained a solid following. Can American Eagle turn the tide? Find out here.
Aeropostale's Earnings: 3 Key Things to Watch
Aeropostale reports earnings on Dec. 4. Will increased promotional sales from competitors like Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, and Urban Outfitters hurt quarterly results?
Consumer Countdown for Tuesday, Dec. 3
In today's Consumer Countdown, the Motley Fool's consumer goods team takes a look at all the big news in their sector from the past week.
Aeropostale: Earnings Preview
Aeropostale reports earnings Wednesday. Can the retailer avoid the comps fall that hit Abercrombie & Fitch?
Abercrombie & Fitch Adding Plus Sizes Only Adds More Problems
Two-thirds of the U.S. adult population is considered overweight or obese. This trend has caused many clothing retailers to address the size ranges they provide. Abercrombie & Fitch recently announced plans to add new plus-sizes for women in 2014. In contrast, Urban Outfitters has ignored this issue while Gap has sold plus-sizes for years. Overall, Abercrombie & Fitch's new plus-size initiative will only add more problems for the controversial clothing retailer.