We Are Market Basket

The Story of the Unlikely Grassroots Movement That Saved a Beloved Business

 We Are Market Basket

Authors: Daniel Korschun, Grant Welker
Pub Date: August 2015
Print Edition: $24.95
Print ISBN: 9780814436653
Page Count: 256
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814436684

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue xii

PART O N E 1

1. “You’ve Never Met a Family Like This” 5

2. “They Caught the Supermarket Revolution” 13

3. “Learn the Business, Young Man” 29

PART TWO 41

4. “People First, Groceries Second” 43

5. “Blood Makes You Related, But Loyalty

Makes You Family” 55

6. “You Do Whatever It Takes to Get the Job Done” 69

7. “We’re Not Normal” 79

PART T H R E E 89

8. “A Predetermined Assault” 91

9. “All In” 103

10. “Shut It Down” 117

11. “Stick Your Neck Out” 125

12. “Market Basket Strong” 137

13. “The Final Straw” 149

14. “Hostages” 159

15. “I Am in Awe of What You Have All Accomplished” 169

PART FOUR 177

16. Challenges Ahead 181

17. Lessons 189

Epilogue 201

Authors’ Note 205

Appendices 207

Appendix A: Arthur T. Spars with Arthur S.

and Gerrard Levins in 2012 207

Appendix B: Arthur S. Spars with William Shea

at Board Meeting in 2003 209

Appendix C: More Sparring at

Board Meeting, June 25, 2003 211

Appendix D: Who Is Market Basket? 214

Notes 215

Index 225

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