Above is a timeline of the events that brought Market Basket to a standstill over the summer of 2014.
It is worth stressing that the events dating back to June 23 and running through most of the summer were 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 followed and the eventual resolution, this timeline offers a look at what happened when.