A co-founder of Atlanta-based retail giant The Home Depot Inc. is making his case for successful entrepreneurship as an American ideal.

Bernie Marcus and John Catsimatidis, the owner of New York City supermarket chain Gristedes, co-authored an opinion article in The Wall Street Journal entitled “Making Money Is a Patriotic Act.”

The men say that although getting rich from a profitable business today is seen by some as “almost sinister,” they “have nothing to apologize for, and we don’t…


Atlanta Business Journal
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