In what's been a mixed bag for apparel retail this past quarter, niche retailer Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) saw surprising strength across several of its popular brands, which puts it in a class unto its own when stacked against peers American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) and Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF). Just how good was the earnings report? Join the Motley Fool's Consumer Goods analysts, Sean O'Reilly and Mike Finarelli for answers to this and much more.

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