As of Dec 31, 2016, the company operated 1,507 stores worldwide, primarily single-brand stores across brands including Vans, Timberland, The North Face, Nautica, Lee, Wrangler, lucy, Kipling and Napapijri, located in the US, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Mexico and Canada.

During fiscal 2016, the company opened 155 stores, and sold its "Contemporary Brands" business, which included the 7 For All Mankind.

Most stores are leased. At year end, 1,427 stores were single-brand stores and 80 were VF outlet stores, while approximately 65% of stores were full-price stores and the remainder were outlet stores, with approximately 60% located in the Americas (55% in the U.S.), 25% in Europe and 15% in Asia Pacific.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores1,5071,5071,4051,2831,1391,046
Store growth7.3%7.3%9.5%12.6%8.9%4.3%
Total gross square feet (M)8,2458,2457,6606,9605,9425,559
Total gross square feet growth7.6%7.6%10.1%17.1%6.9%-2.7%
Avg store gross sq ft5,5005,5005,5005,4005,2005,300
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.4%0.4%0.5%4.0%-1.8%-6.7%