Higher-ticket outdoor furnishings will be a leading trend this spring and summer for supermarket seasonal offerings. The economy is showing signs of a rebound, and consumers are more willing to consider buying upmarket goods in a supermarket setting, industry insiders told SN. As a result, retailers are moving to pricier patio furnishings and gazebos to go along with the usual spring and summer assortment of swim toys, charcoal, grills, and lawn and garden products. "In the grocery ...

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