Today, June 21,is the longest day of the year.

"At home” outdoor entertaining and “staycations,” have propelled an ever increasing market of outdoor furnishings and grills. 

Did you know that outdoor entertaining is a new industry that is expected to be $9.1 billion industry by 2019?

We have moved from a small deck into fully equipped spaces that include refrigeration, dishwashers, cooking surfaces, grills, pizza ovens, smokers, turkey fryers, and even patio heaters that extend the outdoor season.

The top three emerging trends driving the outdoor furniture market in the US according to Technavio research analysts are: