Jon Springer

Jon
Springer
Retail/Whole Health Editor
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Demoulas board won't reinstate CEO 4
The board of directors of Demoulas Super Markets on Friday confirmed it was in receipt of an offer to buy the company from deposed president Arthur T. Demoulas but failed to act to reinstate him in an executive position, calling for “normal business operations to resume immediately.”
Market Basket fielding multiple buyout offers: Report 6
The board of directors of Demoulas Super Markets on Friday was fielding several offers to buy the company, the Boston Globe reported Friday.
Timeline: A brief history of the Demoulas dispute 3
Unraveling what happened in the aftermath of George’s death would become one of the longest, most expensive and contentious series of lawsuits in Massachusetts history —and its aftereffects still resonate at the company.
Gallery: Brothers and Sisters
Roche Bros. is going for growth in the competitive Boston market.
Breaking: Arthur T. offers to buy Market Basket

The Market Basket saga took another twist Thursday when ousted president Arthur T. Demoulas revealed he has offered to buy out the 50.5% of company owned by his rival cousin and his family.

Spokespeople for Arthur T. Demoulas did not provide detail beyond the following statement, issued early Thursday:

Market Basket workers plan 'final' rally as CEOs respond

Demoulas Super Market workers calling for the reinstatement of deposed president Arthur T. Demoulas say they will stage a “final” rally Friday outside of a Tewksbury, Mass. Market Basket store.

Roche Bros. makes a move in dynamic Boston market
Although the greater Boston market has seen no shortage of activity among supermarkets in recent years, things have been relatively quiet at Roche Bros. But that’s changing.
Vitacost buy will jumpstart Kroger e-commerce 
Kroger, once considered a laggard among food retailers pursuing an e-commerce strategy, will leap into the field through a proposed acquisition of vitamin-and-supplement e-tailer Vitacost.com.
Ahold to purchase upscale Providence supermarket 3
Ahold USA said Tuesday that a subsidiary would acquire Eastside Marketplace, an upscale supermarket in Providence, R.I., with the intention of continuing to operate the store under its current banner and management.
Demonstrations continue at Demoulas 8
Worker demonstrations in protest of the firing of Market Basket president Arthur T. Demoulas continued on Monday as some parties called for a customer boycott of the retailer’s stores and product shortages reportedly affected at least some stores.
W. Rodney McMullen, Kroger Co. 
Rodney McMullen, CEO, Kroger Co., is ranked No. 1 in both The Trending Ten and Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Dick Boer, Ahold 
Dick Boer, chairman, president and CEO of Ahold, is ranked No. 5 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Danny Wegman, Wegmans Food Markets 
Danny Wegman, CEO of Wegmans Food Markets, is No. 7 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores 
Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, is No. 1 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Walter Robb, Whole Foods Market
Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, is ranked No. 7 in The Trending 10 and No. 2 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.

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