Above is a timeline of the events that have brought Market Basket to a standstill over the past several weeks.
It is worth stressing that the events dating back to June 23 are just the most recent chapter in the long tale of the Demoulas family. The history is riddled with lawsuits, fraud, and fisticuffs—yet, still, supermarket success. For more on the backstory, check out our content here, here, here, and here. There’s also some good background reading from other sources available here, here, and here.
As for the events of the summer of 2014, starting with the firing of Arthur T. Demoulas as CEO through to the massive employee rallies and high-stakes boardroom drama that has followed, this timeline offers a look at what’s happened when.