As of Apr 29, 2017, the company operated 3,080 stores, with 1,198 Victoria’s Secret and PINK stores (1,132 in the US, 46 in Canada, 18 in the UK and 2 in China), 1,697 Bath & Body Works stores (1,595 in the US and 102 in Canada), 125 La Senza stores, 29 Henri Bendel stores and 31 Victoria's Secret Beauty & Accessories stores, as well as nearly 800 franchised stores in more than 80 countries worldwide.

During fiscal 2016, the company opened 72 new stores, acquired 26 stores and closed 26 stores. In the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company opened 13 stores and closed 7 stores. The company expects to open approximately 68 new company-owned stores in 2017, primarily in Canada and the US.

All stores are leased and generally have an initial term of 10 years, and expire at various dates between 2016 and 2031.

Stores are located primarily in shopping malls, lifestyle centers and street locations. Selling space represents approximately 80% of overall square footage per store.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores3,0803,0743,0052,9692,9232,876
Store growth1.4%2.3%1.2%1.6%1.6%-2.2%
Total gross square feet (M)15,56515,49514,87814,41813,96113,561
Total gross square feet growth4.1%4.2%3.2%3.3%2.9%-0.8%
Avg store gross sq ft5,1005,0005,0004,9004,8004,700
Avg store gross sq ft growth2.7%1.8%2.0%1.7%1.3%1.5%