Built from Scratch: How a Couple of Regular Guys Grew the Home Depot from Nothing to $30 Billion

Built from Scratch How a Couple of Regular Guys Grew the Home Depot from Nothing to Billion When a friend told Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank that you ve just been hit in the ass by a golden horseshoe they thought he was crazy After all both had just been fired What the friend Ken Langone

  • Title: Built from Scratch: How a Couple of Regular Guys Grew the Home Depot from Nothing to $30 Billion
  • Author: Bernie Marcus Arthur Blank Mike Chamberlain
  • ISBN: 9781515969785
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Audio CD
  • When a friend told Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank that you ve just been hit in the ass by a golden horseshoe, they thought he was crazy After all, both had just been fired What the friend, Ken Langone, meant was that they now had the opportunity to create the kind of wide open warehouse store that would help spark a consumer revolution through low prices, excellent cusWhen a friend told Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank that you ve just been hit in the ass by a golden horseshoe, they thought he was crazy After all, both had just been fired What the friend, Ken Langone, meant was that they now had the opportunity to create the kind of wide open warehouse store that would help spark a consumer revolution through low prices, excellent customer service, and wide availability of products Built from Scratch is the story of how two incredibly determined and creative people and their associates built a business from nothing to 761 stores and 30 billion in sales in a mere twenty years Built from Scratch tells many colorful stories associated with The Home Depot s founding and meteoric rise shows that a company can be a tough, growth oriented competitor and still maintain a high sense of responsibility to the community and provides great lessons useful to people in any business, from start ups to the Fortune 500.

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