As of Sep 30, 2017, the company operated 304 furniture stores, including 100 franchised stores, across all Canadian provinces and territories.

During fiscal 2016, the company opened 7 new stores and closed 3 stores, systemwide. During the first nine months of fiscal 2017, the company opened 2 stores and closed 3 stores.

The lease terms on the stores and distribution centers range from 6 to 40 years and include those extension options management considers likely to be exercised.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores30430530130231277
Store growth0.0%1.3%-0.3%-3.2%305.2%2.7%
Total gross square feet (M)9,4149,4248,8238,8338,7003,861
Total gross square feet growth0.0%6.8%-0.1%1.5%125.3%2.3%
Avg store gross sq ft46,10046,00044,60044,40041,60085,800
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.0%3.2%0.4%6.6%-51.5%-2.2%

Notes:Total store count includes company-operated and franchised stores; total square feet and average store size only reflects compan-operated stores; includes the results of The Brick since March 2013