As of Apr 1, 2017, 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 2016, the company opened 26 and closed 9 stores. During the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company opened 6 new stores and closed 1 store. In fiscal 2017, the company expects to open 15 new stores and to remodel 10 to 15 new stores into a smaller format. Long term, the company believes there is the potential for 900 domestic stores.

All stores are leased. The typical lease term is ten years, with 1 or 2 five-year renewal options. Of these leases, 30 expire in Fiscal 2017, 95 expire in Fiscal 2018, 107 expire in Fiscal 2019, 95 expire in Fiscal 2020, 94 expire in fiscal 2021 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.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores780775758717659579
Store growth1.8%2.2%5.7%8.8%13.8%9.7%
Total gross square feet (M)2,7222,7092,6622,5682,3902,130
Total gross square feet growth1.4%1.8%3.7%7.4%12.2%8.2%
Avg store gross sq ft3,5003,5003,5003,6003,6003,700
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.4%-0.5%-1.9%-1.2%-1.4%-1.4%