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McNroe eyes Rs 1,200 cr sales by 2022, to invest more in expansion

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

McNroe, which owns deodorant brands Wild Stone and Secret Temptations, is looking to treble its sales to Rs 1,200 crore by 2022, on the back of distribution expansion and enhanced manufacturing capacity in

The company, which had a sales of Rs 400 crore in 2017, will be investing about Rs 150 crore in technology, skilled labour and the upcoming in Haridwar.

Besides, the Kolkata-based firm is planning to beef up its exports by entering into new markets.

"We will be investing about Rs 150 crore in technology, R&D and the slated to be operational this year to achieve our Rs 1,200 sales target in four years," Consumer Products Managing told PTI.

The company has three brands in deodorant, perfumes and talc categories - Wild Stone, Secret Temptations and Heaven's Garden.

said the focus now will be to enter into the growing male grooming category under the existing brands to enhance sales.

Citing a report, he said the male grooming market in has grown at 42.5 per cent in last five years and is expected to touch USD 20 billion mark by 2025.

The company currently has its presence across with 3,20,000 dealers and is looking to strengthen foothold in south India, where penetration of its brand is less, compared to east and north.

"The investment will also be used in expanding reach in the southern markets," said.

With regard to exports, Sanjay Srivastava, at said the exports currently add 8-10 per cent of the total revenue and the target is to reach 15-20 per cent.

The company currently exports to Bangladesh, Srilanka, and

"New export markets will be tapped to increase sales with an aim (to) at least 15-20 per cent contribution from the exports," Srivastava said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 11:05 IST