As of Jan 28, 2017, the company operated 522 stores in 31 states in the Northeast, South and Midwest.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 85 new stores and closed 1 existing store.The company plans to open 100 stores in fiscal 2017 and sees the opportunity to grow its store base to more than 2,000 locations over the long term.

All stores are leased, average approximately 8,000 square feet, and are primarily located in power, community and lifestyle shopping centers across a variety of urban, suburban and semi-rural markets with trade areas including at least 100,000 people in the specified market, while approximately 3% of stores are located in malls. Leases typically have 10-year terms with additional 5-year renewal options, and many provide the option to terminate early under specified conditions.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores522522437366304244
Store growth19.5%19.5%19.4%20.4%24.6%27.1%
Total gross square feet (M)3,9383,9383,2852,7522,2871,830
Total gross square feet growth19.9%19.9%19.3%20.3%25.0%25.2%
Avg store gross sq ft7,5007,5007,5007,5007,5007,500
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.4%0.4%-0.0%-0.1%0.3%-1.5%