Market Basket: The movie

Documentary maker Jay Childs has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a movie about the Demoulas family feud.

H/t Matt Karolian.

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DeMoulas Vs. DeMoulas

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The title should be "Basket Case."

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Not nice at all! Do your

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Not nice at all! Do your history and learn the entire story he's actually a great guy!

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Lawyer Up!

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How will he make a film about them without being sued by everyone involved?

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some are making it in

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News outlets are reporting that some trucks are making it in. But its not enough to stock the stores.

These are non-MB employees driving, and some outside vendor.

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Soundtrack

Stop-n-shop price for 3qt lactaid: $5.99
Market Basket: $3.99

efffityefffityeffityeffword!

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A Parable

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How To Blow $9 Billion: The Fallen Stroh Family

AS WITH MANY OF AMERICA’S GREAT FORTUNES, the Stroh family’s story starts with an immigrant: Bernhard Stroh, who arrived in Detroit from Germany in 1850 with $150 and a coveted family recipe for beer. He sold his brews door-to-door in a wheelbarrow. By 1890 his sons, Julius and Bernhard Jr., were shipping beer around the Great Lakes. Julius got the family through Prohibition by switching the brewery to ice cream and malt syrup production. And in the 1980s Stroh’s surged, emerging as one of America’s fastest-growing companies and the country’s third-largest brewing empire, behind only public behemoths Anheuser-Busch and Miller. The Stroh family owned it all, a fortune that FORBES then calculated was worth at least $700 million. Just by matching the S&P 500, the family would currently be worth about $9 billion.

Yet today the Strohs, as a family business or even a collective financial entity, have essentially ceased to exist. The company has been sold for parts. The Stroh Companies has doled out its last dividends to shareholders. The last remaining family entity owns a half-empty office building in Detroit. While there was enough cash flowing for enough years that the fifth generation Strohs still seem pretty comfortable, the family looks destined to go shirtsleeves-to-shirtsleeves in six.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2014/07/08/how-the-stroh-family-...

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Parasite Capitalism at Shaws.

It is readily conveyed here https://flic.kr/p/ocwK2Q

They figure they are adding $1.49 worth of 'value' over the basic three bucks MB has charged forever for this cheap sturdy coffee.

Hell, Johnnies Slobmaster charged 3 bucks too before the DeJesus family cashed out and inflicted an even bigger parasite on the hapless neighborhoods it once gouged.

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underdogs?

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If there is a movie made, I hope they do not leave out the part where those who stayed on to work and keep the company afloat are now being ostracized.

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I would love to see this

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I would love to see this movie! I think John Stamos would be a great Arthur S. Demoulas and Belinda Carlisle can play his kid's nanny that would be me~lol!

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