Early days yet for Urban Outfitters. If as and when product ideas catch on they will be easily copied by bigger better resourced retailers.
High fashion and youth markets are incredibly volatile. It’s like walking around with a jar of nitroglycerine. Not sure why people do that.
High Capex in new stores, direct to consumer and inventory will drain capital.
Many different store experiences may create confusion. Management needs to figure out which pony they want to ride.
George Gutowski writes from a caveat emptor perspective.