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Feud over Market Basket

Bitter family feud over grocery chain ends with deal to sell to Arthur T. Demoulas.

Market Basket employees begin rebuilding

The company is struggling with barren shelves, strained vendor relationships, and a mountain of new debt.

Arthur T. Demoulas spoke outside Market Basket's Tewksbury headquarters Thursday morning.

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Arthur T. Demoulas spoke outside Market Basket's Tewksbury headquarters Thursday morning.

“Words cannot express how much I appreciate each and every one of you,” Arthur T. said.

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“Words cannot express how much I appreciate each and every one of you,” Arthur T. said.

Arthur T. said he was in awe of what protesting workers and customers accomplished.

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Arthur T. said he was in awe of what protesting workers and customers accomplished.

Market Basket meat manager Bob Dietz of Methuen hugged cashier Mary Olson in Chelsea.

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Market Basket meat manager Bob Dietz of Methuen hugged cashier Mary Olson in Chelsea.

A worker cheered as he made his way to a spot where Arthur T. Demoulas was to address workers in Tewksbury.

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A worker cheered as he made his way to a spot where Arthur T. Demoulas was to address workers in Tewksbury.

Market Basket eomployee Priscilla Moss wrote on a chalkboard sign outside a store in Rowley.

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Market Basket eomployee Priscilla Moss wrote on a chalkboard sign outside a store in Rowley.

Cashier Mary Olson  and assistant manager Raquel Flores  hugged at a Chelsea store.

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Cashier Mary Olson and assistant manager Raquel Flores hugged at a Chelsea store.

Market Basket employees Eduin Uribe (left) and Kevin Pineda hoisted a sign inside a Chelsea store.

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Market Basket employees Eduin Uribe (left) and Kevin Pineda hoisted a sign inside a Chelsea store.

Market Basket employee Mark Feole of Methuen restocked shelves in Chelsea.

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Market Basket employee Mark Feole of Methuen restocked shelves in Chelsea.

Market Basket employee Melbi Peraza restocked frozen shrimp in Chelsea.

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Market Basket employee Melbi Peraza restocked frozen shrimp in Chelsea.

Market Basket worker Ken Nyman, 27, of Derry, N.H.,  gave a thumbs up to a driver in Tewksbury.

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Market Basket worker Ken Nyman, 27, of Derry, N.H., gave a thumbs up to a driver in Tewksbury.

Mark Valente, 48, of Tewksbury, who sells food to the chain's employees, greeted a worker.

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Mark Valente, 48, of Tewksbury, who sells food to the chain's employees, greeted a worker.

Ten-year Market Basket veteran Tommy Aylward, 43, leapt in the air as he and other employees returned to work.

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Ten-year Market Basket veteran Tommy Aylward, 43, leapt in the air as he and other employees returned to work.

Tony Khater held an Arthur T. sign as employees celebrated outside the headquarters last night.

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Tony Khater held an Arthur T. sign as employees celebrated outside Market Basket’s headquarters in Tewksbury last night.

Videos: Market Basket feud comes to end

See Arthur T. Demoulas’s remarks to employees and take a look at the scene at stores around the region.

Photos

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/29MarketMain13[1]--90x90.jpg Market Basket workers rejoice

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/market150-4501.jpg As Arthur T. returns, Market Basket springs back to life

Arthur T. Demoulas thanked an enthusiastic crowd of employees for their efforts in helping him win back control of the company.

Analysis

Market Basket uprising’s success hard to replicate

So much had to break the workers’ way that it’s hard to draw a formula for replicating the movement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/market150-4649.jpg For Market Basket workers, ‘it’s time’

Employees were basking in the glow of their hard-won triumph and taking on the monumental challenge of rebuilding the company.

Video

Evan Horowitz

What happened, and what’s next for Market Basket

The family remains divided, but the company itself is now freed from that bitter history.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/MBbeforeandafter_8.jpg A Market Basket store, returning to life

The unglamorous but satisfying routine of running a supermarket has returned in full.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirley-4537.jpg With Market Basket epilogue in sight, what have we learned?

The lessons of Market Basket and the feuding Demoulases might not be as pure and simple as we would like.

Evan Horowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/15/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/horowitz-7507.jpg The saga of Demoulas’ Market Basket

The Demoulas family story is like a drama from antiquity, with warring cousins, hand-to-hand combat, and a wayward son named Telemachus.

editorial

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/maeda_29market_biz2.jpg Arthur T. Demoulas prevails, but with lessons to learn

Keeping Arthur T.’s allies and private equity investors together over time will require, at the least, greater diplomacy.

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joan_Vennochi_150px-1080.jpg Market Basket’s lesson for unions

The victory by the grocery chain’s workers to reinstate Arthur T. Demoulas is a lesson to employers — but also to unions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/IMG_4413.jpg Timeline of events in the Market Basket standoff

Recent events in the struggle for control of the grocery store chain and the feud between the two branches of the Demoulas family.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Boghosian_Market2_MET--90x90.jpg Market Basket deal ends weeks of protests

Arthur T. Demoulas reached a deal to buy the company for more than $1.5 billion.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_Market4_MET.jpg Happy ending for Market Basket employees, customers

The sale of the chain to Arthur T. Demoulas brought a triumphant end to six weeks of organizing, agitating, and waiting.

Map

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The scene from stores around the region.

Graphic

A Market Basket history

In 1954, founder Arthur Demoulas sold the Market Basket supermarket to his two sons Telemachus and George.

Arthur T. and Arthur S.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/arthur150-4342.jpg Arthur T. Demoulas’s personal touch can cut both ways

The ousted Market Basket leader’s management style reveals a tougher side than his public image as a kind-hearted executive.

Game Changers

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