Metro Atlanta's Fortune 1000 Companies
The Home Depot
2455 Paces Ferry Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
|Industry:||Specialty Retailers: Other|
|2011 Revenue:||$70.4 billion|
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,241 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China.
The company was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, and the fastest growing retailer in U.S. history has been a major corporate presence in Atlanta since their first two stores opened here in 1979.
The company offers corporate and call center employment opportunities at its sprawling Atlanta Store Support Center headquarters in Cumberland/Galleria, as well as in-store opportunities at dozens of retail units across the metro area.