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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
How Did This Whole Market Basket Fiasco Get Started?
KidFrank.com"So back then(1916), a Greek immigrant named Athanasios “Arthur” Demoulas and his wife start a tiny grocery in Lowell selling fresh lamb. American dream, y’all!
They do this forever, and being a family business eventually pass it off to two of their sons Telemachus (or Mike, because no one can pronounce Telemachus) and George. The brothers expand the business to a supermarket chain of more than a dozen stores in the 50s and 60s. It’s going well, right? Until George dies of a heart attack on vacation in Greece in 1971. Then sh!t starts getting real."...To continue reading on "The Gloucester Clam" click here