Abrams, Founder of Three D, Dies
December 13, 2010,
BALBOA ISLAND, Calif.--Bernie Abrams, founder and former chairman of specialty retailer Three D Departments, has died. He was 90.
Abrams founded the company in 1957, and led it to become a national presence in home-furnishings retailing. It eventually encompassed Three D Bed and Bath and Linens Plus locations in California, Connecticut and Arizona. Abrams retired from the company in 1998, and Three D Departments closed down the following year.
Abrams is survived by his wife, Jane; his son, Don, also a former executive with Three D and now a broker with Abrams Coastal Properties; daughters Jodi Seaver, Betsy Abrams, Wendy Bassell and Diane Abrams; and 10 grandchildren.