As of Sep 29, 2018, Vitamin Shoppe operated 780 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico under the Vitamin Shoppe, Super Supplements and Vitapath names.

In fiscal 2017, the company opened 15 and closed 5 stores. The company closed 5 net stores in the first nine months of fiscal 2018. During fiscal 2018, the company expects to open 2 new stores.

All stores are leased. The typical lease term is 10 years, with 1 or 2 five-year renewal options. Of these leases, 44 expire in Fiscal 2018, 103 expire in Fiscal 2019, 93 expire in Fiscal 2020, 90 expire in fiscal 2021, 107 expire in fiscal 2022 and the balance expire in Fiscal 2022 or thereafter.

Stores are located in high-traffic regional retail centers - many are freestanding stores - and average approximately 3,500 square feet, though new stores opened since the beginning of 2013 have averaged approximately 2,900 square feet.

Store growth-0.5%1.3%2.2%5.7%8.8%13.8%
Total gross square feet (M)2,7182,7372,7092,6622,5682,390
Total gross square feet growth-0.5%1.0%1.8%3.7%7.4%12.2%
Avg store gross sq ft3,5003,5003,5003,5003,6003,600
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.0%-0.3%-0.5%-1.9%-1.2%-1.4%