As of Aug 4, 2018, the company operated 426 stores, in 37 states, including 120 outlet stores.

During fiscal 2017, the company opened 11 stores and closed 45 stores. The company expects to end fiscal 2018 with roughly 401 to 411 stores.

All stores are leased under operating leases, typically with original term of 10 years and some providing renewal options.

Stores are typically concentrated in large population centers and are located in shopping malls, lifestyle centers, outlet centers and off-mall locations, including urban street locations, and average approximately 5,000 selling square feet and 6,400 gross square feet. Going forward, New York & Company stores (new and remodels) will range from 4,000 to 6,000 selling square feet. Outlet stores are approximately 3,000 to 5,000 selling square feet.

Store growth-7.4%-7.3%-4.9%-2.8%-0.6%-2.3%
Total gross square feet (M)2,6822,7492,9963,2153,3013,448
Total gross square feet growth-8.4%-8.3%-6.8%-2.6%-4.3%-2.4%
Avg store gross sq ft6,3006,4006,4006,6006,6006,800
Avg store gross sq ft growth-1.1%-1.1%-2.0%0.2%-3.7%-0.1%