Market Basket getting back on track after ‘revolt’

Market Basket employees Rees Gemmell, far right, and colleagues acknowledge passing supporters as they picket in front of the supermarket Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Haverhill, Mass. A decades-long family feud, which brought about the ouster of Arthur T. Demoulas as CEO of the privately held company, led to a worker revolt, customer boycotts and empty shelves in the grocery chain's stores in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. More than 100 Massachusetts legislators and mayors, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan have publicly supported the employees. (AP Photo)

BOSTON (AP) — A New England supermarket chain that was nearly brought to its knees by a feud among owners and a revolt by workers is quickly putting the turmoil behind it.

Ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas returned to Market Basket after making an offer of more than $1.6 billion in late August to buy out the part of the company controlled by his cousin.

Now the chain is getting back on track.

A new Market Basket store that opens its doors Sunday in Revere, Massachusetts, is one of five that’ll be opening over the next several months.

Market Basket operations manager David McLean tells The Boston Globe (http://bitly.com/1yylfch ) that “business has been healthy.” Additional stores are opening in Littleton in November, Waltham in December, Attleboro and Athol in early 2015.

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