As of Apr 1, 2017, the company operated 466 company-operated retail stores, consisting of 109 Ralph Lauren stores, 278 Club Monaco stores and 79 Polo factory stores, as well as 619 concession shops worldwide and 263 international licensed retail stores and concession shops.
In fiscal 2017, the company opened 6 and closed 41 Ralph Lauren stores, opened 14 and closed 8 Polo factory stores, and added 2 net new Club Monaco stores. The company plans to open approximately 5 net new stores and 35 net new concessions driven by growth in Asia in fiscal 2018 on a global basis.
The company owns retail stores in Southampton NY, Easthampton, NY, and Nantucket, MA. All other stores are leased. Ralph Lauren retail stores are primarily situated in major upscale street locations and upscale regional malls, generally in large urban markets, and range in size from approximately 700 to 39,000 square feet. Club Monaco stores range in size from approximately 700 to 17,400 square feet. Factory stores are primarily located in major outlet centers and range in size from approximately 1,400 to 26,700 square feet. Concession shops range in size from approximately 200 to 3,300 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||3,657||3,657||3,826||3,661||3,453||3,052|
|Total gross square feet growth||-4.4%||-4.4%||4.5%||6.0%||13.1%||4.3%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||7,800||7,800||7,800||7,900||8,000||7,900|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||1.1%||1.1%||-1.2%||-1.5%||1.4%||1.9%|
Notes:Only includes company-operated stores; excludes concession-based shop-within-shops