As of Aug 26, 2017, there were 62 company-operated Bassett Home Furnishings stores in 22 states, as well as 30 stores operated by licensees.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 2 new stores and closed 3 existing stores. During the first nine months of fiscal 2017, the company opened 4 new store and closed 2 stores, systemwide.

At year-end, 11 stores were owned (including 2 subject to land leases) and 48 were leased. Lease terms range from 1 to 15 years and generally have renewal options of between 5 and 15 years.

Most stores are located in urban, high-traffic locations. Traditionally, stores were between 15,000 and 25,000 square feet. The company has developed several new concepts, averaging 14,000 square feet and 8,000 square feet respectively, and is experimenting with stores as small as 3,000 square feet.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores625960605553
Store growth5.1%-1.7%0.0%9.1%3.8%8.2%
Total gross square feet (M)1,0289981,0081,008958938
Total gross square feet growth3.0%-1.0%0.0%5.2%2.1%5.9%
Avg store gross sq ft16,60016,90016,80016,80017,40017,700
Avg store gross sq ft growth-2.0%0.7%0.0%-3.5%-1.6%-2.1%