As of Oct 28, 2017, the company operated 388 total stores, with 267 stores in the United States and 57 in Canada, and 381 stores branded lululemon athletica and 7 stores branded ivivva athletica, as well as 56 showrooms worldwide.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 43 net new company-operated stores, including 12 new stores outside of North America. During the first nine months of fiscal 2017, the company opened 15 net new stores. In the third quarter the company closed 48 of its 55 ivivva branded 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.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores388406363302254211
Store growth-0.3%11.8%20.2%18.9%20.4%21.3%
Total gross square feet (M)1,1921,1901,071894740602
Total gross square feet growth4.2%11.1%19.8%20.8%22.9%21.9%
Avg store gross sq ft3,1002,9003,0003,0002,9002,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth4.5%-0.7%-0.3%1.6%2.1%0.5%