The Billion Dollar Scrub : How FIGS Achieved This Feat

When a person wants to start a business, the primary intention is to earn a lot of money and get rich through it. But a few other people draw a unique inspiration from their start up business, eventually solving problems, innovating the market and exploiting its full potential. Take FIG’s Trina Spear and Heather Hasson as great examples for making the medical scrub industry profitable.

In 2013, Trina Spear has crossed paths with Heather Hasson and as cliche as it may sound, the rest was history.

Both had an equal experience with the scrub industry with Trina Spear ventured to a private equity deal (which made her realize how big and lucrative the industry is) and Heather Hasson being innovative with her outlook to the usual boring medical scrubs. It was a phone call that started it all for them thus envisioned a similar direction.

They created a start-up business that targets medical professionals such as doctors and nurses to make them feel more comfortable and fashionable about what they wear their respective duties in the hospital. The first method of selling such products is through a car outside hospitals every 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. just in time for another set of doctors and nurses.

It was a steady and rapid growth as they were the first company in the industry to interact with their customers via social media and hear various feedback in improving the quality of their products.

The company now is worth over a billion and is expected to earn more in the coming years thanks to the innovative and creative minds of these two women.