As of Oct 28, 2017, Macy's operated 861 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, including 664 Macy's stores, 38 Bloomingdale's stores, 17 Bloomingdale's outlets, 7 Macy's Backstage stores, and 135 Bluemercury stores.

During fiscal 2016, the company opened 27 stores and closed 66 stores. In the first nine months of fiscal 2017, the company opened 34 freestanding BlueMercury stores, 19 new Macy’s Backstage off-price stores within existing Macy’s stores, and closed 2 net Macy's stores. For 2017, the company expects to open 1 new Macy's store, 24 Bluemercury freestanding stores, 1 Macy’s Backstage store and 1 Bloomingdale’s Outlet. Over the next few years, the company expects to close an additional 34 stores.

At year-end 2015, the company owned 426 stores, owned the building on leased land for 123 stores and leased 318 stores. Bloomingdale's full-line stores range in size from 101,000 to 859,000 square feet and average 243,000 square feet. Bloomingdale's home, furniture and clearance stores range in size from 50,000 to 124,000 square feet and average 78,000 square feet, and Bloomingdale's outlets range in size from 16,000 to 27,000 square feet and average 24,000 square feet. Macy' home, furniture and clearance stores range in size from 13,000 to 209,000 square feet and average 72,000 square feet, and Macy's full-line stores range from 2,000 to over 2 million square feet and average 191,000 square feet.

Store growth-3.0%-4.8%5.8%-2.0%-0.1%-0.1%
Total gross square feet (M)129,674130,158141,915147,425150,083150,559
Total gross square feet growth-8.3%-8.3%-3.7%-1.8%-0.3%-1.1%
Avg store gross sq ft150,600157,000162,900179,100178,700179,000
Avg store gross sq ft growth-5.5%-3.6%-9.0%0.3%-0.2%-1.0%