As of Oct 28, 2017, the company operated 1,156 Kohl's stores, 12 FILA Outlet stores, and 4 Off/Aisle clearance centers in 49 states.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 23 new stores, including 12 FILA outlet stores and 2 Off/Aisle clearance centers, and closed 19 underperforming stores. During the first nine months of fiscal 2017, the company opened 3 net new stores. The company has stated that it intends to focus on rightsizing store sizes for a reduction in square footage, but not necessarily stores.

At year-end, the company owned 412 stores, leased the land for 237 stores, and leased both the land and the building for 505 stores. A typical lease has an initial term of 20-25 years and 4 to 8 renewal options for consecutive five-year extension terms. Approximately one-fourth of leases provide for additional rent based on a percentage of sales over designated levels.

The average store measures 84,800 gross square feet and has 70,800 sq ft of selling space. Small stores average approximately 55,000-68,000 gross sq ft and serve trade areas of 100,000 to 150,000 people; Prototypes average approximately 88,000 sq ft and serve trade areas of 150,000 to 200,000 people. Additionally, in fiscal 2016, a new 35,000 sq ft prototype was introduced.

Store growth0.2%-0.9%0.2%0.3%1.0%1.7%
Total gross square feet (M)99,39499,140100,440100,394100,27599,567
Total gross square feet growth0.2%-1.3%0.0%0.1%0.7%1.1%
Avg store gross sq ft84,80085,90086,30086,40086,60086,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.0%-0.4%-0.1%-0.2%-0.3%-0.6%