Food Fight: Inside the Battle for Market Basket
Throughout the summer of 2014, a corporate food fight played out in dozens of New England communities impacting tens of thousands of workers, more than two million customers, and the economies of three states. When the faction of the Market Basket board headed by Arthur S. Demoulas fired his cousin and arch-rival Arthur T. Demoulas as long-time CEO of the successful supermarket chain, it set off a firestorm that sparked one of the most unique corporate dramas in American history. It’s what Esquire called “the last stand for the middle class.” Food Fight
is the inside story about what happened, how and why it succeeded, and what it means for workers and businesses in America.