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Jules Miller - Founder, The Nue Co.

The Business of Wellness

Release Date: 09/23/2019

Pietro Carmignani - CEO Europe, Gympass show art Pietro Carmignani - CEO Europe, Gympass

The Business of Wellness

Pietro Carmignani leads the European region at Gympass, an organisation committed to defeating inactivity by helping corporate organisations to improve their wellbeing programmes. With an emphasis on ‘engage’ and ‘maintain’, Gympass optimises return on investment for companies, linking workplace wellness back to results.

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Brian Bordainick and Julie Schott launched beauty brand Starface in September 2019 following $2 million in seed funding and backing from industry leader Bobbi Brown. Their hero product, the Hydro-Stars is a hydrocolloid pimple patch that has been designed to break down the stigmas attached to skin breakouts and capture the imagination of consumers bored of the negative rhetoric used by many existing skincare brands.

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The Business of Wellness

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Jules Miller is the Founder of nutrition and supplement brand The Nue Co. With a recent raise of $9 million to drive personalisation (July 2019), the premium subscription brand is not only known for building strong brand loyalty, but for challenging the status quo.

With just 40% of Britain's taking supplements, vs a whopping 78% of Americans, it was a strategic move for the female founder to take The Nue Co. straight to New York. The businesses priorities from the beginning has been to understand how consumers are feeling, and educate them on non-toxic ingredients that make them feel great.

In this episode, Jules shares her thinking around innovation (spoiler: if people don't think she's crazy, she knows it's not a good idea), we talk about the financial strain of launching a startup, and how The Nue Co is doing things differently to conventional supplement brands. Jules also talks about why wellness won't exist in the future.

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