A Frothy Market for Bath Products

Target and Gap see strong growth in bath and beauty products. With so many stressed-out consumers out there, who doesn't need to relax?

As Americans work more and vacation less, they're increasingly looking for quick fixes for their stress. That's good news for retailers such as Target (TGT) and Gap (GPS), and manufacturers like L'Oreal (LORLY), which see bath, beauty, and at-home spa products as a surefire formula for growth.

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