I don’t do a lot of grocery shopping since I don’t cook and mainly eat fast food. But I do buy three things from Market Basket on a nearly weekly basis: cigarettes, beverages and snack foods. While I’m amazed by the outpouring of support for Arthur T. Demoulas that the world was recently witness to and was excited to see so many people band together to stand up for what they believed was right, I continued to shop at Market Basket during the whole debacle. Why? Because I’m not interested in going to additional expense or trouble to support a billionaire spoiled brat. But that’s not what this post is about.
This post is about the punishment and deceit that I (and so many others) saw coming.
On Saturday, the Boston Herald ran a story titled: CEO not in Market to raise prices. Here are the first few paragraphs-