ETERNAL FLAME?

Retailers need not worry that their candle departments are going to burn out any time soon. Although the terrorist attacks of last September spurred a sudden increase in the demand for candles -- both for memorial services and as home decor items -- the category is being driven by other, longer-lasting forces, according to retailers, vendors and analysts.The increasing use of scented candles as air

Retailers need not worry that their candle departments are going to burn out any time soon. Although the terrorist attacks of last September spurred a sudden increase in the demand for candles -- both for memorial services and as home decor items -- the category is being driven by other, longer-lasting forces, according to retailers, vendors and analysts.

The increasing use of scented candles as air fresheners, women's use of aromatherapy candles and the incorporation of candles into

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