While some find China's dominant role in seasonal imported goods and other categories unsettling, it is helping to level the competitive playing field, supermarket executives told SN. From good-quality outdoor furnishings to low-priced toys and plastics, it's hard to find seasonal products that aren't made in China -- even American flags in some stores -- whether they are in supermarkets, drug stores or mass merchants. Some estimate China's participation in supermarket seasonal programs at ...

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