Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters, Inc. is a publicly traded American company that owns and operates over 400 retail locations across five retail brands: Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, and BHLDN.Urban Outfitters originated as Free People in 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, focusing on "funky" fashion and household products. Shortly thereafter the owner and now Chairman, Richard Hayne, changed the name to Urban Outfitters. The product line has evolved from vintage, bohemian, retro, hipster, ironically humorous, kitschy apparel and furniture to include luxury brands and several designer collaborations.
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  • 3 Simple Ways to Handle UGC Rights Management

    … agree with the statement and want their child to be featured, all they have to do is respond with the hashtag #loveag. This is great for the brand because it segments all approved photos into one hashtag. If the American Girl social team wants to repurpose a fan photo, they can simply search the #loveag hashtag and sort through the images. Piecing…

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  • The 10 Most Loved Brands on Social Media

    … Twitter has maintained its position as the fifth most-loved brand on social media, reveals a new study. Hootsuite’s Love List indexes over 450 of the world’s top brands, using key metrics of social analysis to measure their reaction (and popularity) across the social web. Starbucks finished first in the list in December, moving up three…

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  • How Poppin is turning your favorite color into a data empire

    … is and more. “This will allow us to continually personalize the customer journey.” Brick-and-mortar gets customers through the door; online keeps them there Chauliac sees Poppin’s brick-and-mortar partners — Staples, Urban Outfitters, Container Store — as much as points-of-entry for the brand as points-of-sale. “It’s our biggest source of offline…

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  • 7 Ways to Design Home Pages Without Rotating Banners

    … Last week we trashed the trend of using rotating banners on home pages. You may recall, roughly half of top online retailers use them despite how despised they are by conversion optimization and usability testing experts. But if you don’t use a rotating carousel, the heck are you supposed to put on the home page??!! How about these approaches…

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  • The most popular product on Pinterest is. . . .

    … from J. Crew. Really. If that was the $64,000 question today, I’d be going home a loser; socks! That’s followed by a slightly sparkly top by American Eagle and a military jacket from JC Penney. After that it’s mostly fashion and jewelry with an appearance by Urban Outfitters’ photo printer and a desk from Overstock.com. Nordstrom‘s earrings came…

    Cynthia Boris/ Marketing Pilgrimin Social- 5 readers -
  • Study: 6 of 10 Shoppers Engage With Beacon Messaging

    …, but he thinks a lot of people in the industry will be. “I think it will surprise other people because in the world of marketing and digital marketing, these numbers are off the charts in terms of engagement,” said Murphy. The Swirl platform is currently deployed at leading retailers throughout the U.S and Canada, including Lord & Taylor, Urban…

    Mason Lerner/ Street Fightin EMail- 16 readers -
  • It's Time to Treat Content as Part of the User Experience

    ….) Linking to a relevant post allows really interested visitors to drill down an additional layer of detail. They can get impressions, learn why one product might be better for them than another, and maybe even (gasp) realize that the folks behind the product are just like them. Embed related social content Urban Outfitters does so much right…

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