TITLE

Marcus, Bernie

AUTHOR(S)
M. B.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Current Biography;Aug2007, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article presents a biography of Bernie Marcus, co-founder of Home Depot. Marcus was born on May 12, 1929 in Newark, New Jersey where he and his three siblings grew up in a tenement. Home Depot is the largest chain of its kind in the United States. Marcus traces his success to getting fired from Handy Dan Home Improvement in 1978, when he was 49 and already had years of experience in the retail industry.
ACCESSION #
26189185

 

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