Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank dreamed up The Home Depot from a coffee shop in Los Angeles in With help from investment banker Ken Langone and merchandising guru Pat Farrah, Marcus and Blank opened the first two Home Depot stores in Atlanta the following year.
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"The Home Depot didn't exactly get off to a flying start," Langone writes And that's what we did," Langone tells CNBC Make It. "People could.
Home Depot had a somewhat unusual start. It all stemmed from an abrasive relationship the founders had with Sandy Sigoloff, CEO of Daylin.
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Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank Co-founders of The Home Depot Founded: " We believed from the start that if we brought the customer.
Did the jilted wife of the owner of Home Depot create the Lowe's chain of home The wife got a raw deal in the divorce so to get even she builds a Lowe's store as Lowe's was started in as a single store in North Wilkesboro, North.