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How this former Mercedes-Benz exec was inspired to launch her own start-up

Like many talented industry professionals last year, Uniek founder Katherine Gracey was motivated to finally take the plunge and launch her own loungewear direct-to-consumer business. Here, we chat with the former head of marketing at Mercedes-Benz about what she learnt from the auto brand, her favourite retailers and why diversity and inclusion are at the heart of her start-up. After a career working at huge brands like Mercedes-Benz, why did you decide that it was time to launch your own busin