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Market Basket Sale Said Near as Board Weighs Ex-CEO’s Bid

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Is Market Basket succumbing to customer pressure? The U.S. supermarket chain paralyzed since the ouster of company head Arthur T. Demoulas, may announce a deal today or tomorrow to sell the company, a person familiar with the matter said.

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John Akers, the IBM CEO Who Lost the PC Market, Dies at Age 79

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John Fellows Akers, who joined IBM in 1960 after serving in the US Navy as a jet pilot and rose to CEO and president, died on August 22 in Boston aged 79. He received 16 promotions in 23 years, becoming president in 1982 and chief executive in 1985, before retiring in 1993.

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KPMG’s John Veihmeyer on the Resurgence of American Manufacturing, Efficient Growth and Staying Relevant

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Forbes Insights discusses the findings of KPMG report “Setting the Course for Growth: CEO Perspectives,” with John Veihmeyer, global chairman of KPMG and chairman/CEO of KPMG U.S.

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New York, the 49th Best State for Business, Is Losing Remington to Alabama

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Remington is reducing its work force in Ilion, NY, south of Utica and east of Syracuse, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years. New gun laws, which are much stricter than in the south, are likely playing a role.

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Shareholder Advocacy Group Targets CEO Pay in New Campaign

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Shareholder advocacy group As You Sow has launched a campaign combining corporate engagement and institutional shareholder pressure to fight what it says are excessively high levels of executive compensation at U.S. companies. Walgreens among the first companies approached to overhaul executive compensation policies.

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Manufacturer Creates New Path for High School Dropouts

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All summer, hundreds of teens have worked on Southwire Co.’s factory line four hours a day, earning above minimum wage and spending eight hours a day in the company’s classrooms. It is part of a novel program designed by the cable manufacturer to develop a skilled workforce and get troubled high-school students from the community back on track. ...

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CEOs Head Off to Summer Camp

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The pack of wilderness guides huddled outside Leen's Lodge in Grand Lake Stream, Maine, last Friday morning knew how to identify countless fish and birds, trap bears and even build canoes. Unlike those in the rest of the state, though, they also knew why their customers were keeping them waiting on a beautiful August morning: the nonfarm-payrolls report.

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Barra’s Career Path Shows How a Woman Becomes CEO, but Can More Follow?

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Mary Barra made corporate history seven months ago when she became the first female CEO of a major global carmaker. Yet for all the gains made by women in the highest levels of U.S. companies, most are still in the wrong jobs if they want to follow Barra’s career path.

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