As of Oct 28, 2017, Target operated 1,828 stores in 49 states and the District of Columbia.

In fiscal 2016, Target opened 13 stores and closed 3 stores. The company opened 26 net new stores in the first nine months of fiscal 2017.

As of year-end 2015, the company owned 1,537 stores, owned the building on leased land for 152 stores and leased 103 locations. The average store's size was approximately 133,700 square feet, and there were: 278 stores greater than 170,000 sq ft; 1,505 stores between 50,000 and 170,000 sq ft; and 9 stores less than 50,000 sq ft.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores1,8281,8021,7921,7901,9171,778
Store growth1.6%0.6%0.1%-6.6%7.8%0.9%
Total gross square feet (M)240,632239,502239,539239,963254,243237,847
Total gross square feet growth0.4%-0.0%-0.2%-5.6%6.9%0.9%
Avg store gross sq ft131,600132,900133,700134,100132,600133,800
Avg store gross sq ft growth-1.1%-0.6%-0.3%1.1%-0.9%0.1%

Notes:Reflects the exit of Canadian operations in Q4 2014