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John M. Mugar; helped build Star Market empire; at 92

John Mugar (left) at the opening of a Star Market store in the Prudential Plaza in Boston, with Mayor Kevin White (center) and Thomas Allsop of Prudential Insurance. John Mugar (left) at the opening of a Star Market store in the Prudential Plaza in Boston, with Mayor Kevin White (center) and Thomas Allsop of Prudential Insurance. (file 1968)
By Eileen McSweeney
Globe Correspondent / March 26, 2007

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John Martin Mugar was part of a family credited with helping change the marketplace for grocery shoppers in New England by turning traditional stores in the 1970s into one-stop massive markets with bank outlets, florists, and books. (Full article: 569 words)

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