As of Apr 29, 2018, the company operated 411 total stores, with 274 stores in the United States and 60 in Canada, and 404 stores branded lululemon athletica and 7 stores branded ivivva athletica, as well as 7 licensed stores.

In fiscal 2017, the company opened 46 net new company-operated stores, including 16 new stores outside of North America. Additionally, in the third quarter the company closed 48 of its 55 ivivva branded stores at the time. During the first quarter of fiscal 2018, the company opened 7 new stores.

All but 2 stores are leases, and are located primarily on street locations, in lifestyle centers and in malls. Generally, leases are "net" leases with initial terms of 5 to 10 years, and generally can be extended only in five-year increments, if at all.

TTM20172016201520142013
Stores411404406363302254
Store growth0.0%-0.5%11.8%20.2%18.9%20.4%
Total gross square feet (M)1,2771,2621,1901,071894740
Total gross square feet growth6.1%6.1%11.1%19.8%20.8%22.9%
Avg store gross sq ft3,1003,1002,9003,0003,0002,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth6.1%6.6%-0.7%-0.3%1.6%2.1%