As of Mar 31, 2018, Apple operated approximately 501 stores worldwide, including 272 stores in 44 states and the District of Columbia and 229 stores in 21 countries internationally.
In fiscal 2017, the company opened 4 stores in Greater China, and 1 store each in Paris, Dubai, Singapore, and Cologne. During the first half of fiscal 2018, the company opened new stores in South Korea and Austria.
At year-end, all stores were leased, for terms ranging from 5 to 20 years, the majority of which are for terms not exceeding 10 years, and often contain multi-year renewal options.
Overall, stores averaged approximately 12,100 square feet, with stores as small as 2,500 square feet and flagships up to 45,000 square feet (Berlin), with other large stores in Barcelona (34,500 sq ft), Chicago (24,000 sq ft), Tokyo (20,000 sq ft), London (23,000 sq ft), the Netherlands (27,000 sq ft), Boston (21,000 sq ft) and New York City - Grand Central (23,000 sq ft), Soho (26,000 sq ft), 5th Ave (21,000 sq ft), and Williamsburg (20,000 sq ft).
|Total gross square feet (M)||6,100||6,000||5,800||5,300||4,900||4,600|
|Total gross square feet growth||3.0%||3.4%||9.4%||8.2%||6.5%||12.2%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||12,200||12,100||11,900||11,400||11,200||11,100|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||1.5%||1.8%||3.6%||2.1%||1.4%||5.2%|