As of Jul 1, 2017, the company operated 87 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 7 new stores. The company opened 2 new stores in the first half of fiscal 2017. In fiscal 2017, The Container Store plans to open 4 new stores.

All stores are leased, and average approximately 19,000 selling square feet and 25,000 overall sq ft. Leases generally have an initial term of 10 to 15 years, with renewal options that generally range from 5 to 15 years.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores888679706358
Store growth7.3%8.9%12.9%11.1%8.6%9.4%
Total gross square feet (M)2,2002,1501,9751,7501,5751,450
Total gross square feet growth7.3%8.9%12.9%11.1%8.6%9.4%
Avg store gross sq ft25,00025,00025,00025,00025,00025,000
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%