As of May 5, 2018, Macy's operated 852 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, including 653 Macy's stores, 38 Bloomingdale's stores, 17 Bloomingdale's outlets, 7 Macy's Backstage stores, 139 Bluemercury stores, and 1 STORY store.

During fiscal 2017, the company opened 36 freestanding BlueMercury stores, 19 new Macy’s Backstage off-price stores within existing Macy’s stores, and closed 13 net Macy's stores. The company opened 2 Bluemercury stores and acquired 1 STORY store in the first quarter of fiscal 2018. Over the next few years, the company expects to close an additional 17 stores.

At year-end 2017, the company owned 370 stores, owned the building on leased land for 123 stores and leased 359 stores. Bloomingdale's full-line stores range in size from 101,000 to 859,000 square feet and average 223,200 square feet. Bloomingdale's outlet stores average 24,100 square feet, and Bloomingdale's outlets range in size from 16,000 to 27,000 square feet and average 24,000 square feet. Macy's backstage locations average 30,300 square feet and Macy's full-line stores range from 2,000 to over 2 million square feet and average 181,100 square feet.

Store growth0.9%2.8%-4.8%5.8%-2.0%-0.1%
Total gross square feet (M)127,556127,674130,158141,915147,425150,083
Total gross square feet growth-1.8%-1.9%-8.3%-3.7%-1.8%-0.3%
Avg store gross sq ft147,800149,900157,000162,900179,100178,700
Avg store gross sq ft growth-2.7%-4.6%-3.6%-9.0%0.3%-0.2%