Yankee Candles' New Scents Are Made For Men

Fragrances for the man candles include Riding Mower, which smells like freshly cut grass, and First Down, which has the smell of orange and leather.

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OK. Our last word in business might help you get a jump on Father's Day shopping - man candles.


Guys, no more being subjected to the smell of roses or vanilla at those candle stores. Now we have Man Candles from the Yankee Candle Company.

GREENE: Fragrances include Two By Four, with the unmistakable scent of freshly planed wood and sawdust.

INSKEEP: Riding Mower gives you a whiff of freshly cut grass, and First Down has the smell of orange and leather.

GREENE: I think that would be good for the studios, Steve.

INSKEEP: Absolutely. Well, in a press release, Yankee Candle says now, every room in the house can smell good, even the basement.

GREENE: This is actually not a brand-new idea. A few years ago there was another company that rolled out a similar product. They called them Mandles.


GREENE: That's the business news here on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.

INSKEEP: And I'm Steve Inskeep.

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