As of Apr 29, 2017, the company operated 273 stores in the US, the District of Columbia and US Virgin Islands.
During fiscal 2016, the company opened 14 new stores and remodeled 10 under a new format and closed 29 stores with expiring leases. The company closed 11 net stores in the first quarter of fiscal 2017.
As of year-end, all stores were leased, some of which have renewal options. During fiscal 2017, 118 leases are due to expire and 60 leases are due to expire in 2018.
Of the 299 stores at year end, 250 were traditional mall based stores under the f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) brand averaging 5,200 square feet, 6 were video-only stores under the Suncoast Motion Pictures and Saturday Matinee brands in large, regional shopping malls averaging about 2,500 square feet, and 28 were freestanding, in strip center and downtown locations, predominantly under the f.y.e. brand, averaging approximately 10,300 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||1,513||1,593||1,730||1,799||2,030||2,209|
|Total gross square feet growth||-9.6%||-7.9%||-3.8%||-11.4%||-8.1%||-13.8%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||5,500||5,600||5,800||5,800||6,000||6,200|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||-3.9%||-3.1%||-0.3%||-3.1%||-3.0%||-6.1%|