As of Jul 30, 2017, the company operated 421 total stores, with 295 stores in the United States and 66 in Canada, and 366 stores branded lululemon athletica and 55 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 half of fiscal 2017, the company opened 15 net 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.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores421406363302254211
Store growth11.1%11.8%20.2%18.9%20.4%21.3%
Total gross square feet (M)1,2381,1901,071894740602
Total gross square feet growth10.8%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-0.2%-0.7%-0.3%1.6%2.1%0.5%