Built from Scratch

Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group Release date: 2019-08-20

Description

One of the greatest entrepreneurialsuccess stories of the past twenty yearsWhen 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 peopleand their associatesbuilt 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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Genre: Entrepreneurship

Collection: Currency

Type: EPub

Pages: 352

ISBN: 9780593137895

Additional Information

Genre: Entrepreneurship

Collection: Currency

Type: EPub

Pages: 352

ISBN: 9780593137895

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