Evan Cole

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Birthday
1, 1961
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
New York

About

Founder of the home furnishings retailer H.D. Buttercup, which had locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Before Fame

He was 16 when he attended Boston University. Later he opened a seasonal store called the Holiday Spirit.

Trivia

He led ABC Carpet and Home for 22 years, growing its revenue from $3 million in 1982 to $170 million in 2004.

Family Life

His ex-wife and business partner Paulette became the sole owner of ABC Carpet and Home after he left in 2004.

Associated With

He received the first license to sell personal computers by IBM, which was founded by Thomas J. Watson.