Commitments and contingencies
|12 Months Ended|
Feb. 02, 2019
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Commitments and contingencies||
8. Commitments and contingencies
Leases – The Company leases retail stores, distribution centers, corporate offices, and certain equipment under operating leases with various expiration dates through 2032. Store leases generally have initial lease terms of 10 years and include renewal options under substantially the same terms and conditions as the original leases. Total rent expense under operating leases was $262,275, $241,559, and $202,942 in fiscal 2018, 2017 and 2016, respectively. As of February 2, 2019, future minimum lease payments under operating leases for the non-cancellable period are as follows:
Included in the operating lease schedule above is $219,897 of minimum lease payments for stores that are expected to open in future periods.
Contractual obligations – As of February 2, 2019, the Company had obligations of $11,175 related to commitments made to a third party for products and services for a new fast fulfillment center opening in fiscal 2020. Payments under this commitment were $1,792 in fiscal 2018. In addition, the Company has entered into various non-cancelable advertising and other goods and service contracts. A majority of these agreements expire over one year and the obligations under these agreements were $18,033 as of February 2, 2019.
General litigation – The Company is involved in various legal proceedings that are incidental to the conduct of the business including both class action and single plaintiff litigation. In the opinion of management, the amount of any liability with respect to these proceedings, either individually or in the aggregate, will not have a material adverse effect on the Company’s consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
The entire disclosure for commitments and contingencies.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef