As of Oct 29, 2016 the company operated 294 stores in the US, the District of Columbia and US Virgin Islands.
During fiscal 2015, the company opened 6 new stores and remodeled 4 under a new format and closed 19 stores with expiring leases. The company expects to open additional new stores in the future while, continuing to reduce the number of store closings, with the store count staying roughly flat.
As of year-end, the company owned 1 store and the remainder were leased, some of which have renewal options. During fiscal 2016, 122 leases are due to expire and 83 leases are due to expire in 2017.
Of the 299 stores at year end, 258 were traditional mall based stores under the f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment) brand averaging 5,300 square feet, 9 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 32 were freestanding, in strip center and downtown locations, predominantly under the f.y.e. brand, averaging approximately 10,700 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||1,650||1,730||1,799||2,030||2,209||2,562|
|Total gross square feet growth||-8.0%||-3.8%||-11.4%||-8.1%||-13.8%||-18.6%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||5,600||5,800||5,800||6,000||6,200||6,600|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||-3.3%||-0.3%||-3.1%||-3.0%||-6.1%||-4.0%|