NATURE'S NORTHWEST:

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. -- Nature's Northwest here has opened a fresh chapter in food retailing with this month's formal launch of its new prototype.The brainchild of president Stan Amy, the new 42,000-square-foot unit here reinvents the supermarket as a lifestyle store with a wide array of services -- from groceries to gourmet takeout, health care to haircuts, specialty foods to spa treatments.Natural

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. -- Nature's Northwest here has opened a fresh chapter in food retailing with this month's formal launch of its new prototype.

The brainchild of president Stan Amy, the new 42,000-square-foot unit here reinvents the supermarket as a lifestyle store with a wide array of services -- from groceries to gourmet takeout, health care to haircuts, specialty foods to spa treatments.

Natural products are melded with more conventional supermarket fare in an unusual setti

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