As of Apr 30, 2017, the company operated 411 total stores, with 289 in the United States, 64 in Canada, 27 in Australia, 9 in the United Kingdom, 5 in New Zealand, 3 in China, 3 in Singapore, 2 in Hong Kong, 1 in Germany, 2 in 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 2016, the company opened 43 net new company-operated stores, including 12 new stores outside of North America. During the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company opened 5 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.

Store growth11.8%11.8%20.2%18.9%20.4%21.3%
Total gross square feet (M)1,1901,1901,071894740602
Total gross square feet growth11.1%11.1%19.8%20.8%22.9%21.9%
Avg store gross sq ft2,9002,9003,0003,0002,9002,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.7%-0.7%-0.3%1.6%2.1%0.5%