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UO Selling Pain for Profit

Urban Outfitters has always sparked controversy with its unconventional and provocative clothing style, but their most recent action has many questioning whether the retailer has gone too far. The company is facing a backlash for a “Vintage Kent State University … Continue reading

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Urban Trips Over Edge

The saying, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity,” was proven wrong recently by Urban Outfitters. Although the company has been known for its “edgy” clothing, the release of a “vintage sweatshirt” has generated noteworthy amounts of scrutiny. The $129 … Continue reading

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Urban Outfitters Pulls Book Bashing Brand

Mid-October, The New York Daily News reported that Urban Outfitters pulled a book written by Gawker Media’s Jezebel blog due to harsh posts on the site that bashed the company. The book — The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady … Continue reading

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