The world is living healthier than ever before and the signs are everywhere in the retail real estate industry. The big story of the year is Whole Foods Market buying out Wild Oats, a West Coast based health food grocer. However, the Wild Oats acquisition is not the only indication that a healthier way of living is spreading across North America. Retailers such as Smoothie King, Robeks, Jamba Juice, Fresh Market, etc are growing rapidly. People want to live healthier and these retail concepts are catering to the needs of people looking for a healthier lifestyle.

I am sure there are so many more health oriented retail concepts out there, so I would love to hear from people about the healthy food concept(s) in their area.