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March 2, 2012

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“As a proud associate of The Home Depot, I take great exception to Eric Ziedrich’s comments (in the Readers Response area) regarding Bernie Marcus. (Marcus contribution, alternative view, Feb. 10)

“No one believes that Bernie is God, but he is, and was, a true visionary. He understood what the people wanted and needed, and provided it for them.

February 16, 2012

Orlando, Fla. -- The stage of the 2012 City of Hope “Spirit of Life” event featured one brand new honoree, several more industry icons and 30 years of memories for the hardware/homebuilding group.

Convening for the good of the California-based cancer treatment and research center, executives and supporters filled a banquet room at the Rosen Plaza Hotel here on the eve of the International Builders' Show to honor the man of the hour: Ace Hardware's Ray Griffith. The president and CEO of the Oak Brook, Ill.-based hardware co-op accepted the 2012 Spirit of Life award.

February 10, 2012

Marcus contribution, alternative view

“Our industry continues to shower praise on Bernie Marcus. I hope that all of you who provide the mediums for praising old Bernie remember that much of his success contributed to the demise of scores of mom-and-pop shops.

December 2, 2011

When Bernie Marcus talks, people listen. That’s one reason you can catch him on the television business news programs.

Home Channel News spoke to the co-founder of The Home Depot for the purpose of promoting the 30th anniversary of the City of Hope research and treatment facility. Of course, the conversation strayed to home improvement. One of his lessons to retailers of any stripe: Keep your eyes open.

June 6, 2011

The year 2004 marked the inauguration of the Home Channel Hall of Fame, with four deserving honorees, including Home Depot founders Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, inducted during the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony.

The inaugural Hall of Fame induction ceremony also honored Joe Orgill, chairman of Orgill, and Joe Hardy, founder of 84 Lumber.

Here are the Home Channel Hall of Fame inductees listed in chronological order:

2004: Bernie Marcus, co-founder, Home Depot

2004: Arthur Blank, co-founder, Home Depot 

October 3, 2010

As a writer of these kinds of columns, one gets to talk to a lot...

October 3, 2010

Bernie Marcus, a small-business folk hero? That’s right....

September 19, 2010

In an interview with CNBC, The Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus criticized the Obama administration...

March 10, 2008

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Bernie Marcus first got involved with the hospital in...

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