As of Jul 29, 2018, the company operated 1,178 stores across all Canadian provinces.
During fiscal 2018, the company opened 65 net new stores, and expects to open 60 to 70 net new stores during FY 2019. The company added 18 net stores during the first half of fiscal 2019.
All stores are leased, typically with base terms of 10 years and options to renew for one or more periods of 5 years each. The average time to expiration for leases at year-end was approximately 5 years.
Stores are located in high-traffic venues including enclosed malls, power centers, strip centers, street and freestanding locations in various locations, including metropolitan areas, mid-sized cities, and small towns. Stores range in size from 8,000 to 20,000 square feet, with most locations ranging from 9,000 to 10,000 for an overall average of approximately 10,100 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||11,739||11,739||10,975||10,240||9,467||8,668|
|Total gross square feet growth||7.0%||7.0%||7.2%||8.2%||9.2%||11.1%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||10,100||10,100||10,000||9,900||9,900||9,900|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||1.0%||1.0%||0.8%||0.3%||-0.1%||-0.2%|