As of Apr 1, 2017, the company operated 204 retail food stores under the Weis Markets trade name in Pennsylvania and 6 surrounding states: Deleware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia and Virginia, 33 of which operate Weis Gas-n-Go locations.

In fiscal 2016, the company acquired 44 stores and closed 3 existing stores.

As of year-end, the company owned and operated 93 of its stores and leased 111 stores under operating leases which generally contained multiple renewal options under which the company may extend the lease terms from 5 to 20 years.

Stores range in size from 8,000 to 70,000 square feet, with an average size of approximately 48,000 square feet.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores204204163163165163
Store growth25.9%25.2%0.0%-1.2%1.2%1.2%
Total gross square feet (M)9,7929,7778,2158,2028,2118,054
Total gross square feet growth19.9%19.0%0.2%-0.1%1.9%2.2%
Avg store gross sq ft48,00047,90050,40050,30049,80049,400
Avg store gross sq ft growth-4.8%-4.9%0.2%1.1%0.7%1.0%