Please be sure to regularly check this page for the latest vendor updates:
⭐ Please be advised that as of 13th April 2021, the Packing List Screen in TradeStone will be revised. For a copy of the update that was sent out to all vendors on this date, please reach out to EU Vendor Relations!
Note: The method for creating your Packing Lists has not changed, and you will only notice differences in the layout and field names.
⭐ For those vendors who make a booking directly with our DC bookings team (firstname.lastname@example.org), you will now be required to enter a customs description directly in TradeStone before requesting the booking. For further guidance on how to enter this information, please visit the Customs Descriptions of Goods page. For a copy of the update that was sent out to all EU vendors, please reach out to EU Vendor Relations!
⭐ TradeStone now has two new queries that enable vendors to see if/when their POs have been received. You will find the instructions here: How to Check whether your POs have been Received in TradeStone. For a copy of the update that was sent out to all EU vendors, please reach out to EU Vendor Relations!
⭐ Urban Outfitters EU are pleased to launch a 100% recycled and recyclable poly bag through our new partner, Mainetti. All UO EU vendors should switch to using this product with immediate effect to ensure that we can all work steadily towards eliminating single use plastic from our packaging. For further guidance on this, please visit our Polybag Distributors page.
Please note, these poly bags are only to be used by vendors fulfilling Urban Outfitters EU orders!
⭐ HM Revenue & Customs has published new guidance on UK GSP rules. It is no longer acceptable for registered exporters using the REX system to make their preferential origin statements on our TradeStone commercial invoices. For further information on this, please visit the Preferential Certificates page.
⭐ We have now introduced Incoterms to all EU purchase orders as part of a phased update from Dec 21st 2020. Please be sure to check the Incoterms before accepting your PO – for a copy of the update that was sent out to all EU vendors, please reach out to EU Vendor Relations!
⭐ On December 2nd 2020, it was announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) placed all cotton and cotton products from Xinjiang Production and Construction Corporation (“XPCC”) and its subordinate and affiliated entities on the Withhold Release Orders (“WRO”) list, based on information that reasonably indicates the use of forced labor, including convict labour. To see the full announcement and for a copy of the update that was sent out to all vendors, please reach out to EU Vendor Relations!
⭐ The Brexit transition period exit date is scheduled for December 31st 2020, at which point, the UK will leave the EU single Market and Customs Union. This outcome will have an impact on product conformity assessment, product marking and market access for the products URBN sells within the UK and EU. To find out what this means for you as a vendor, please reach out to EU Vendor Relations for a copy of the update that was sent out to all vendors.
⭐ All video tutorials have now been updated for help with using TradeStone – please visit the TradeStone Training page to watch these!
⭐ We have now rolled out our new TradeStone Commercial Invoice capability, to include UK VAT – please visit the Billing and Payment page for further information!
⭐ We have now launched a new ticketing bureau for Urban Outfitters – Elite labels. They’ll be printing and dispatching tickets in both Turkey and the UK – please visit the Service Bureaus page for further guidance!