WILD OATS' GILLILAND: OUTLOOK HEALTHY FOR 'NATURAL' STORES

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The healthy living channel, given favorable and rapidly changing consumer trends and demographics, is in position to challenge for a greater share of the retail food market.That's what Michael Gilliland, chief executive officer of Wild Oats Markets, based in Boulder, Colo., told the first SN Food Retailing Summit here.Wild Oats, a company that began with one "eclectic" store that

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The healthy living channel, given favorable and rapidly changing consumer trends and demographics, is in position to challenge for a greater share of the retail food market.

That's what Michael Gilliland, chief executive officer of Wild Oats Markets, based in Boulder, Colo., told the first SN Food Retailing Summit here.

Wild Oats, a company that began with one "eclectic" store that sold everything from organic foods to bicycles and crystals, evolved in just

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