As of Jun 30, 2018, Canadian Tire operated 1,698 stores systemwide including 501 Canadian Tire stores, 106 PartStores and PHL stores, 408 Sports stores (173 franchised), 386 Mark's stores (32 franchised) and 297 Canadian Tire gas bars in 14 provinces in Canada.
Total store count remained unchanged during fiscal 2017. During the first half of fiscal 2018, the company closed 4 net stores, systemwide.
At year-end, the company directly or indirectly, through its majority interest in CT REIT, owned the majority of its Canadian Tire store properties. The remaining Canadian Tire stores, as well as almost all of the Mark’s and FGL Sports stores, operate in leased locations. Lease terms are 1-20 years and typically hold options to renew.
Canadian Tire stores range from 3,200 to 134,000 square feet and average approximately 42,100 square feet. PartSource stores average approximately 7,200 square feet, sports stores average approximately 18,100 square feet and Mark's stores average approximately 9,300 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||33,562||33,462||33,360||32,159||31,558||30,858|
|Total gross square feet growth||0.3%||0.3%||3.7%||1.9%||2.3%||2.0%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||19,800||19,700||19,600||18,900||18,600||18,300|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||0.7%||0.3%||3.5%||2.0%||1.5%||5.1%|
Notes:Reflects systemwide figures, including company-operated and franchised stores; reflects acquisition of FGL Sports in Aug 2011