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Executive departure at women’s specialty retailer

Anthropologie is getting a new leader. Or make that leaders.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. announced that David McCreight, CEO Anthropologie Group and president, Urban Outfitters, will leave the company on April 27, 2018. Going forward, Hillary Super, Anthropologie group president, apparel and accessories, will lead the brand in partnership with Andrew Carnie, Anthropologie group president, home, garden and international.

Same-store sales for Anthropologie rose 5% in the company’s fourth quarter.

“We thank David for his six years of service to the company during which time the Anthropologie group opened 60 stores and grew revenue by over 35%,” said Richard A. Hayne, CEO, Urban Outfitters. “Both Hillary and Andrew are strong leaders and excellent merchants with a solid understanding of the Anthropologie customer. Anthropologie Group’s current business is particularly robust, and we are excited about both the near and longer-term opportunities for growth under their leadership.”

Urban Outfitters operates 247 namesake stores in the United States, Canada, and Europe; 226 Anthropologie Group stores in the United States, Canada and Europe; 132 Free People stores in the United States and Canada, 10 restaurants, and assorted e-commerce sites of March 31, 2018.
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