As of Jan 28, 2018, the company operated 404 total stores, with 274 stores in the United States and 60 in Canada, and 397 stores branded lululemon athletica and 7 stores branded ivivva athletica, as well as 56 showrooms worldwide.

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.

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.

Store growth-0.5%-0.5%11.8%20.2%18.9%20.4%
Total gross square feet (M)1,2621,2621,1901,071894740
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 growth6.6%6.6%-0.7%-0.3%1.6%2.1%