As of Mar 31, 2017, Sally Beauty operated 5,184 stores worldwide, including 3,838 Sally Beauty Supply(SBS) company-operated retail stores, 2,936 of which are located in the US and Puerto Rico (with the remaining 884 company-operated stores located in Canada, Mexico, Chile, Peru, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain), and 1,182 Beauty Systems Group (BSG) company-operated stores in the US and Canada, primarily under the CosmoProf banner, as well as supplying 182 franchised stores in North America, South America and Europe.

In fiscal 2016, the company added 149 net new SBS stores and 39 net new BSG stores. During the first half of fiscal 2017, the company added 57 net new SBS stores and 8 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 2,700 square feet and are primarily located in secondary strip shopping centers. Sally Beauty Supply's US and Canadian stores average approximately 1,600 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 growth2.9%2.9%2.2%3.6%4.0%4.5%
Total gross square feet (M)9,5679,5159,0958,8938,6048,367
Total gross square feet growth2.9%2.9%2.3%3.4%2.8%4.4%
Avg store gross sq ft1,9001,9001,9001,9001,9001,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.0%0.0%0.1%-0.2%-1.1%-0.1%

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