As of Apr 29, 2017, the company operated a total of 438 stores in the US and Canada, as well as 354 company-operated stores in Europe and the Middle East, 106 in Asia and 51 in Central and South America; and licensees operated 721 stores located outside the US and Canada, plus smaller-sized licensee operated concessions located in Asia.
In fiscal 2017, the company opened 19 new stores and closed 24 stores in North America. During the first quarter of fiscal 2018, the company opened 30 stores and closed 40 stores, worldwide. In fiscal 2018, the company expects to open 60 stores in Europe, and 35 stores in Asia, in addition to closing 60 underperforming stores through lease and expirations and kick-outs.
All stores are leased. Guess retail stores average 5,100 square feet, and range in size from approximately 1,500 to 13,500 square feet, with most stores between 4,000 and 5,000 square feet. Guess factory outlet stores average 6,000 square feet, and range in size from approximately 2,000 to 11,000 square feet, with most stores between 4,500 and 7,000 square feet. G by Guess stores average 4,800 square feet, and range in size from approximately 4,000 to 7,000 square feet, with most stores between 4,500 and 5,000 square feet. Guess accessories stores average 2,100 square feet, and range in size from approximately 1,000 to 4,000 square feet, with most stores between 1,500 and 2,500 square feet. Marciano Stores average 2,900 square feet, and range in size from approximately 2,000 to 6,500 square feet, with most stores between 2,500 and 3,000 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||2,105||2,198||2,211||2,301||2,329||2,371|
|Total gross square feet growth||-4.6%||-0.6%||-3.9%||-1.2%||-1.8%||1.4%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||4,800||4,900||4,900||4,800||4,700||4,600|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||-1.1%||0.5%||1.6%||1.5%||1.8%||-0.2%|
Notes:Only includes directly-operated stores in North America