NEW PRODUCTS: The Smell of Success

Plastic artificial roses that actually smell went on sale at Macy's this week. The man who put the fragrance in the flowers is Jack Barry, onetime master of ceremonies and co-owner of Twenty One and Tic Tac Dough.

Barry has not been able to get a TV job since a congressional committee sniffed at his quiz shows, found the smell was far from rosy. But in happier days, when he was earning as much as $200,000 a year and had sold his shows to NBC for $1,000,000, he invested $50,000 in a small Manhattan chemical firm, the Fragrance Process Co. It...

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