As of Sep 30, 2017, Sally Beauty operated 5,150 stores worldwide, including 3,782 Sally Beauty Supply(SBS) company-operated retail stores, 2,883 of which are located in the US and Puerto Rico (with the remaining 880 company-operated stores located in Canada, Mexico, Chile, Peru, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain), and 1,200 Beauty Systems Group (BSG) company-operated stores in the US and Canada, primarily under the CosmoProf banner, as well as supplying 187 franchised stores in North America, South America and Europe.

In fiscal 2017, the company added 26 net new BSG stores. The company expects annual organic store growth of between 2% and 3% for the next few years.

Substantially all store locations are leased, and have an average term of five years with renewal options.

Company-operated BSG stores, which primarily operate under the CosmoProf banner, average approximately 2,600 square feet and are primarily located in secondary strip shopping centers. Sally Beauty Supply's US and Canadian stores average approximately 1,700 square feet in size and are located primarily in strip shopping centers, while store formats for Sally Beauty Supply outside the US and Canada vary by marketplace.

Store growth0.5%0.5%2.9%2.2%3.6%4.0%
Total gross square feet (M)9,5179,5179,5159,0958,8938,604
Total gross square feet growth0.7%0.7%2.9%2.3%3.4%2.8%
Avg store gross sq ft1,9001,9001,9001,9001,9001,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.2%0.2%0.0%0.1%-0.2%-1.1%

Notes:only includes company-operated stores; excludes franchised stores