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Urban Outfitters sales uplift driven by online

The latest Urban Outfitters sales figures make for happier reading, coming after a string of poor results. A 3.5 per cent uplift in total sales in the third quarter is welcome, but it is the return of all brands to positive comparable sales that is most agreeable. This rise came despite the negative impact of the hurricanes on some stores: without this, comparable Urban Outfitters sales would have risen by 2 per cent rather than the reported 1 per cent. As good as the numbers are, there are stil