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PHOTOS: The Market Basket Saga

Market Basket employees and customers are protesting the ousting of former C.E.O. Arthur T. Demoulas, demanding his return as president of the company.

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Employees and customers hold a rally in support of Arthur T. Demoulas and Market Basket.
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Market Basket employees and customers are protesting the ousting of former C.E.O. Arthur T. Demoulas, demanding his return as president of the company. Check out photos from the scene. A sign that normally advertises groceries on sale outside of the Lowell, Massachusetts. Market Basket now asks for the return of Arthur T. Demoulas July 29, 2014. Demoulas was stripped of his management role on June 23, 2014.
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Employees and customers hold a rally in support of Arthur T. Demoulas and Market Basket a the store's Headquarters in Tewksbury, Massachusetts July 25, 2014.
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The former C.E.O. faced a potential ousting last summer as his cousin Arthur S. Demoulas and the board of directors voted on his position. A family feud dates back to 1971.
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A rebuttal to an ad Market Basket took out in the Boston Globe is seen at Market Basket in Tewksbury, Massachusetts on July 21, 2014. Members of the Board of Directors accused Arthur T. Demoulas of mismanaging the company, but loyal customers and employees say otherwise.
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Former Operations Director Bill Marsden drives by showing his support to Market Basket employees who continue to protest outside of the company headquarters on July 30, 2014. Marsden and Vice President of Grocery Joe Rockwell were also fired.
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Marsden wrote in a statement, "The Board's action today is driven by greed, pure and simple. Arthur T. Demoulas continued the tradition of his father, promising customers 'More for their dollar.'"
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State Sen. Barry Finegold addressed the thousands of Market Basket employees, former employees, customers and supporters who rallied in Tewksbury, Massachusetts on July 21, 2014.
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Customers look at limited options inside the produce section at the Market Basket in Tewksbury, Massachusetts on July 21, 2014. Many Market Basket employees refuse to work until Demoulas is reinstated.
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A photo of Arthur T. Demoulas hangs inside an empty seafood case at Market Basket in Tewksbury, Massachusetts on July 21, 2014.
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On July 24, 2014, Arthur T. Demoulas made an offer to buy the supermarket chain. Long-time customers Julie Handley and Charles Hoar offered their support for Arthur T. Demoulas on July 26, 2014, urging the Board to accept Demoulas' offer.
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As of now, Market Basket continues to consider sale offers. Ultimately, the decision will be made by shareholders within the family.
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