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  • Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    BOSTON— As Arthur T. Demoulas made a triumphant return Thursday to lead the Market Basket supermarket chain, it was the words of his employees that summed up their fierce loyalty to him that led to a remarkable workers' revolt that nearly crippled the New England chain but eventually put him back on top.

  • Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:53 PM ET

    TEWKSBURY, Mass.— A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business. In a statement issued late Wednesday, Market Basket said popular CEO Arthur T. Demoulas would be returning and taking over day-to-day operations.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $50.86. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.67. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose $1.31 or 3.4 percent, to $39.80.

  • European shares steady, UK grocery firms slip Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 flat, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.2 pct. *Seadrill falls after below-forecast earnings. Declines in individual shares included UK grocers Sainsbury and Tesco slipping 2.2 percent and 1.3 percent respectively after data from Kantar Worldpanel showed UK grocery market sales rose 0.8 percent in the 12 weeks to Aug. 17, a 10- year low.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $50.26. Supervalu fell$. 08 or. 8 percent, to $9.55. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose$. 47 or 1.2 percent, to $38.97.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $50.48. Safeway rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.64. Supervalu rose$. 30 or 3.2 percent, to $9.63.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $50.32. Safeway rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.65. Supervalu rose$. 09 or 1.0 percent, to $9.42.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $50.13. Safeway fell$. 01 or percent, to $34.54. Supervalu fell$. 11 or 1.2 percent, to $9.33.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Safeway rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.59. Supervalu fell$. 14 or 1.5 percent, to $9.30. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.68.

  • Governors: Deal may come soon in supermarket feud Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    BOSTON— The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO. In a statement issued late Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov.

  • Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $50.30. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.55. Supervalu fell$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.44.

  • Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $50.60. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.64. Supervalu fell$. 08 or. 8 percent, to $9.48.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $50.45. Safeway fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $34.61. Supervalu fell$. 10 or 1.0 percent, to $9.56.

  • Venezuela proposes fingerprinting grocery shoppers Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CARACAS, Venezuela— Venezuelans could soon have to scan their fingerprints to buy bread. President Nicolas Maduro says a mandatory fingerprinting system is being implemented at grocery stores to combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 01 or percent, to $50.54. Safeway fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.60. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.61.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $50.53. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.70. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $9.66.

  • Governor: Grocery chain fight at 'critical point' Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $50.33. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.67. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $9.68.