As of Oct 30, 2016, the company operated 389 total stores, with 279 in the United States, 63 in Canada, 25 in Australia, 5 in New Zealand, 8 in the United Kingdom, 3 in Singapore, 2 in Hong Kong, 1 in Germany, 2in South Korea, and 1 in Switzerland, with 335 stores branded lululemon athletica and 54 stores branded ivivva athletica, as well as 56 showrooms worldwide.

In fiscal 2015, the company opened 61 net new company-operated stores, including 8 new stores outside of North America. During the first nine months of fiscal 2016, the company opened 29 stores and closed 4 stores. In fiscal 2016, the company expects to open up to 11 new stores in Asia and Europe, as well as 12 ivivva stores globally. Long-term, the company has a long-term goal of 350 stores in North America, as well as continued international expansion.

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 growth9.9%20.2%18.9%20.4%21.3%30.8%
Total gross square feet (M)1,1441,071894740602494
Total gross square feet growth10.4%19.8%20.8%22.9%21.9%31.4%
Avg store gross sq ft2,9003,0003,0002,9002,9002,800
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.5%-0.3%1.6%2.1%0.5%0.4%