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01/13/2023

Scotch Porter is fastest growing male grooming brand in U.S. beard, hair care market

Scotch Porter has been identified by IRI as the fastest growing male grooming brand within the U.S. beard and hair care market.
Sandra Levy
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Scotch Porter, the award-winning grooming and wellness brand, has been identified by IRI Worldwide as the fastest growing male grooming brand within the U.S. beard and hair care market.

The brand’s growth of more than 70% in the last year in U.S. multi-outlet channels is evidence of the consumer demand for clean and affordable grooming solutions and how Scotch Porter’s robust growth strategies have allowed the company to meet this demand at retail, the company said.

“It is exciting to be recognized for our growth within the market. We are witnessing men’s understanding of grooming increasingly broadening from a conventional focus on shaving and hygiene to a more intentional approach to holistic wellness,” said Calvin Quallis, CEO and founder of Scotch Porter. “In a recent brand survey, 69% of Black men reported looking for a brand that positively impacts communities. As we look to the future, our wellness-centered approach to men’s grooming and personal care allows us to speak to the comprehensive identity of the consumer — championing a new definition of masculinity and what it means to be a man in today’s society. Scotch Porter is not only providing men with the tools to take care of themselves but sharing their values of supporting their communities and those around them.”

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In September 2022, the brand introduced the Scotch Porter Impact Fund, donating over $240,000 of products and grants to organizations impacting communities in the areas of Education & Job Training, Entrepreneurship and Recidivism. Committed to supplying men with the tools needed to transform their lives, Scotch Porter said it intends to continue driving its growth and reach even more consumers by expanding its product line-up and entering new product categories. This year will welcome the anticipated introduction of the brand’s body care portfolio. Scotch Porter also plans to accelerate customer accessibility through its continued retail expansion in food/drug/mass nationwide.

“There’s a rapidly growing need for a grooming brand that not only provides clean, non-toxic solutions to the everyday concerns of multicultural men but also values the practice of self-care and self-improvement for all men,” said Christian Chopra, president of Scotch Porter. “As consumer behaviors continue to evolve, Scotch Porter is at the center of answering this demand. This year, we will continue scaling rapidly to expand our distribution channels, continue innovating on our product offering, and growing our organization and team.”

In the last year, Scotch Porter achieved several additional milestones that will set it apart from legacy men’s personal care brands while also accelerating its growth in the future. The brand attained the highest index with BIPOC shoppers while also growing distribution in retail and experiencing triple-digit growth on Amazon, exponentially serving more customers than ever before, the company said. 

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