franchisee

noun
fran·​chi·​see | \ ˌfran-ˌchī-ˈzē How to pronounce franchisee (audio) , -chə-\

Definition of franchisee

: one granted a franchise

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The study, conducted by economist Ronald Bird, concludes that the average franchisee has suffered an annual revenue loss of $142,000 and annual profit loss of $21,000 because of BFI. Neil Bradley And Robert Cresanti, WSJ, "The NLRB May Reverse A Job-Killing Regulation," 13 Jan. 2019 Photo: cj gunther/European Pressphoto Agency A major franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants, a pillar of the casual sit-down dining industry, also is reorganizing in bankruptcy court. Becky Yerak, WSJ, "Growth in Quick-Service Restaurants Outpacing Sit-Down Eateries, USDA Says," 13 Nov. 2018 Michaela Mendelsohn, 66, is chief executive of Pollo West Corp., a franchisee of El Pollo Loco since 1986. Jaclyn Cosgrove, latimes.com, "An El Pollo Loco franchisee got an early start on running her own business," 23 Mar. 2018 The GoFundMe page was created by The Saxton Group, a franchisee of McAlister’s Deli. Matt Campbell, kansascity, "GoFundMe page set up for family of girls killed on I-435 | The Kansas City Star," 20 Feb. 2018 After giving a survey to 29 McDonald's franchisees, Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski concluded that the future of the golden arches looks grim. Alexis Hobbs, Woman's Day, "Is McDonald's In Danger of Going Out of Business?," 20 Oct. 2015 The company said the franchisee is responsible for employee training and handling legal matters about the location. Alanna Durkin Richer, BostonGlobe.com, "A black homeless man was jailed after trying to eat at a Burger King in Boston. Now he’s suing," 17 May 2018 The area franchisee for Nothing Bundt Cakes is opening a Northland location. Joyce Smith, kansascity, "Bundt cake chain coming to the Northland," 13 Jan. 2018 Jiffy Lube, H&R Block, and Anytime Fitness are among the companies that have had no-poaching clauses in their franchisee contracts, according to Krueger and Ashenfelter. Jeff Stein, BostonGlobe.com, "Mass., 10 other states probing fast-food industry policy that stops workers from changing jobs," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of franchisee

1954, in the meaning defined above

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franchisee

noun

English Language Learners Definition of franchisee

: someone who has been given the right to sell a company's goods or services in a particular area : a person who has been granted a franchise

franchisee

noun
fran·​chi·​see | \ ˌfran-ˌchī-ˈzē How to pronounce franchisee (audio) \

Legal Definition of franchisee

: one granted a franchise

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