Market Basket stores spring to life

As soon as news broke that the six-week standoff over the future of the company was resolved, the 71 stores sprang to life.


Market Basket workers rejoice

Employees celebrated as Arthur T. Demoulas returned to lead the grocery chain following weeks of protests.

// Market Basket employees begin rebuilding

Following a resolution to the bitter rift that paralyzed the grocery chain, Arthur T. Demoulas and thousands of exhilarated employees returned to work.

Customer Elizabeth Cleary, of Billerica, has been standing outside of the Market Basket in Wilmington every day since the standoff started.


Market Basket uprising’s success hard to replicate

So much had to work in the employees’ favor that it is hard to draw a formula for repeating the triumphant movement elsewhere.

Blink can transmit audio and video  to a user’s smartphone.

Chip maker kick-starts home security camera

Andover-based Immedia Semiconductor Inc. will invest Kickstarter money to create a wireless home security device called Blink.


Celtics owner invests in ticket-buying startup

A venture firm cofounded by Wyc Grousbeck is among the investors pumping $35 million into SeatGeek.

Revenue at Abercrombie & Fitch stores open at least a year has dropped 11 percent.

Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. tumbled Thursday after reporting weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere.

Friendly’s co-founder Prestley Blake, 99, sips on a fribble during an outing to the chain with his wife Helen.

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Friendly’s and its founders are aging well

Sales may be finally improving at Friendly’s Ice Cream, but does the chain pass a taste test with cofounder Prestley Blake?

Companies lag in revealing data breaches, consumer groups say

News that JPMorgan Chase had been victimized is just the latest headline from a digital crime wave that shows no sign of ebbing.

Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?

Though many companies are trying to make the ‘‘visual search’’ a reality, this seemingly simple notion remains elusive.

Fed chair Yellen’s assets up 8 percent during 2013

Yellen’s biggest asset is a trust fund she set up in 1992 with her husband, George Akerlof, a Nobel Prize-winning economist.

US economy grew at brisk rate in 2d quarter

The economy grew at an annual rate of 4.2 percent, slightly faster than first estimated.

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

The drones would be designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

Shell submits a plan for new Alaskan Arctic oil exploration

While the plan is just a first step in the process, it reflects the energy potential in the Arctic.


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A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

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