As of Aug 4, 2018, J.Crew operated 229 J.Crew retail stores, 175 J.Crew factory stores, and 122 Madewell stores throughout the US, Canada, the UK, France, and Hong Kong.

In fiscal 2017, the company opened 10 stores and closed 51 stores (39 retail stores). During the first half of fiscal 2018, the company closed 6 net stores. In fiscal 2018, the company expects open to 10 Madewell stores, 1 J. Crew store, and to close approximately 20 stores.

All stores are leased. Most leases have initial terms of 5 to 10 years, and some have options to renew for 5 years.

J.Crew retail stores are located in upscale regional malls, lifestyle centers and street locations, range in size from 900 square feet to the 21,000 square foot flagship in New York, with an average store size of 6,300 square feet. J.Crew factory stores are located primarily in large outlet malls, range in size from 1,500 to 10,300 square feet and average 5,800 square feet. Madewell stores are located in upscale trade areas that include malls, lifestyle centers and street locations, range in size from 2,500 square feet to 9,600 square feet and average 3,400 square feet.

Store growth-8.5%-7.5%4.4%9.3%11.8%12.5%
Total gross square feet (M)2,8732,9263,1653,0572,8482,586
Total gross square feet growth-9.0%-7.6%3.5%7.3%10.2%10.9%
Avg store gross sq ft5,5005,5005,5005,5005,7005,700
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.5%-0.1%-0.8%-1.8%-1.4%-1.4%