Urban Outfitters : Urban Outfitters, Inc. Announces Authorization to Repurchase 10 Million Shares

     Urban Outfitters : Urban Outfitters, Inc. Announces Authorization to
                         Repurchase 10 Million Shares

PHILADELPHIA, August 28, 2013- Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN), a
leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie,
BHLDN, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, today announced that
its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of 10 million common
shares under a share repurchase program. Pursuant to this program, the
Company, at its discretion, may repurchase its common shares from time to
time, subject to market conditions and at prevailing market prices. The
Company has repurchased all of the shares available under its previous share
repurchase programs, including the 10,000,000 common shares authorized by the
Board of Directors on August 25, 2011.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. is an innovative specialty retail company which offers
a variety of lifestyle merchandise to highly defined customer niches through
222 Urban Outfitters stores in the United States, Canada, and Europe, catalogs
and websites; 182 Anthropologie stores in the United States, Canada and
Europe, catalogs and websites; Free People wholesale, which sells its product
to approximately 1,400 specialty stores and select department stores, 83 Free
People stores in the United States and Canada, catalogs and websites; 2 BHLDN
stores and a website and 2 Terrain garden centers and a website, as of July
31, 2013.

This news release is  being made pursuant to  the "safe harbor" provisions  of 
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.Certain matters contained
in this release may constitute  forward-looking statements. When used in  this 
release,  the  words  "project,"  "believe,"  "plan,"  "will,"   "anticipate," 
"expect" and  similar expressions  are  intended to  identify  forward-looking 
statements,  although  not  all   forward-looking  statements  contain   these 
identifying words.  Any one,  or all,  of the  following factors  could  cause 
actual financial results  to differ  materially from  those financial  results 
mentioned in the forward-looking statements: the difficulty in predicting  and 
responding to shifts in  fashion trends, changes in  the level of  competitive 
pricing and promotional activity and other industry factors, overall  economic 
and market conditions and the resultant impact on consumer spending  patterns, 
lowered levels  of  consumer confidence  and  higher levels  of  unemployment, 
continuation of  lowered  levels  of  consumer  spending  resulting  from  the 
continuing worldwide economic downturn and related debt crisis, any effects of
terrorist acts  or  war,  natural  disasters  or  severe  weather  conditions, 
availability of suitable retail space for expansion, timing of store openings,
risks associated with international expansion, seasonal fluctuations in  gross 
sales, the  departure of  one or  more key  senior executives,  import  risks, 
including potential disruptions and changes in duties, tariffs and quotas, the
closing of  any  of our  distribution  centers,  our ability  to  protect  our 
intellectual property rights, risks  associated with internet sales,  response 
to  new  store  concepts,  changes  in  accounting  standards  and  subjective 
assumptions, regulatory changes and legal  matters and other risks  identified 
in the Company's  filings with  the Securities and  Exchange Commission.  The 
Company  disclaims  any  intent   or  obligation  to  update   forward-looking 
statements even if  experience or  future changes  make it  clear that  actual 
results may differ materially from any projected results expressed or  implied 
therein.

Contact:

Oona McCullough

Director of Investor Relations

(215) 454-4806

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