As of Mar 29, 2018, The Buckle operated 456 stores in 43 states.

In fiscal 2017, the company opened 2 new stores and closed 12 stores. During fiscal 2018, the company does not plan to open any new stores.

All stores are leased, and most have terms of approximately 10 years, and generally do not contain renewal options.

Stores range in size from 2,900 to 8,475 square feet, averaging approximately 5,100 square feet, with approximately 80% used as selling space. Most stores are located in regional, high-traffic shopping malls and lifestyle centers, and the company generally seeks sites of 4,250 to 5,000 sq ft for new stores.

TTM20172016201520142013
Stores457457467468460450
Store growth-2.1%-2.1%-0.2%1.7%2.2%2.3%
Total gross square feet (M)2,3672,3672,3922,3782,3432,271
Total gross square feet growth-1.0%-1.0%0.6%1.5%3.2%2.9%
Avg store gross sq ft5,2005,2005,1005,1005,1005,000
Avg store gross sq ft growth1.1%1.1%0.8%-0.2%0.9%0.6%