The most retail sales, per square foot, take place in airports. 20 years ago, you were lucky to have an airport cafe. Entrepreneurial organizations are now seeing the same growth potential in hospitals.
If organizations like Simply Retail have their way, our Starbucks kiosks will be the tip of the retail sales iceberg. They are partnering with healthcare organizations to plan retail stores within their hospitals, especially new facilities.
I love the idea. There are always people looking for time to pass, offering them a shopping experience is a win-win. If only I could get one of my hospitals to open a Best Buy.