As of Jan 2, 2016, Canadian Tire operated 1,698 stores systemwide including 498 Canadian Tire stores, 91 PartStores, 433 Sports stores (184 franchised), 380 Mark's stores (33 franchised) and 296 Canadian Tire gas bars in 14 provinces in Canada.
In fiscal 2015, the company closed a net 3 stores, including opening a net 5 Canadian Tire stores, and a net decline of 3 Sports stores, 3 Marks stores and 1 gas bar.
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 3,155 to 134,020 square feet and average approximately 42,000 square feet. PartSource stores average approximately 3,000 square feet, sports stores average approximately 17,000 square feet and Mark's stores average approximately 9,000 square feet.
|Total gross square feet (M)||32,159||32,159||31,558||30,858||30,254||30,145|
|Total gross square feet growth||1.9%||1.9%||2.3%||2.0%||0.4%||30.9%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||18,900||18,900||18,600||18,300||17,400||16,800|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||2.0%||2.0%||1.5%||5.1%||3.5%||-9.3%|
Notes:Reflects systemwide figures, including company-operated and franchised stores; reflects acquisition of FGL Sports in Aug 2011