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Definition of franchiser

Examples of franchiser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Francis encourages franchisees to call the franchiser with questions and learn from other franchisees in the same group, not just corporate. Mike Porter, Star Tribune, "How to get started in franchising," 26 Sep. 2020 Fuzzy’s Taco Opportunities LLC, owner and franchiser of nearly 150 Fuzzy’s Taco Shops in 16 states, has leased 8,150 square feet of office space for its headquarters at 4200 Regent Blvd. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Industrial buildings in Dallas and Carrollton sell to investors," 13 Aug. 2020 Implementation of the revenue recognition standard for private franchisers would be delayed to annual reporting periods beginning after Dec. 15, 2019. Mark Maurer, WSJ, "FASB Proposes Delaying New Accounting Rules for Some Companies Because of Coronavirus," 8 Apr. 2020 The Obama administration had sought to make franchiser corporations such as McDonald's legally responsible for workplace violations by their franchisees, even if the later were legally independent businesses. Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner, "Trump administration rolls back Obama era 'joint employer' rule," 12 Jan. 2020 Office Evolution, a coworking franchiser based in Colorado, plans to open its third location in the Houston market with the signing of a 10-year lease in the Energy Corridor. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Real estate transactions: Read King shops Galleria area for new HQ," 10 Jan. 2020 The company also is the franchiser for 102 Fuddruckers locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Panama. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "Luby’s partners with DoorDash to offer on-demand meal delivery," 19 Dec. 2019 The chain started in 1925 as an ice-cream shop outside Boston by Howard Deering Johnson, who became such a skilled franchiser that at one point a new HoJo restaurant opened every nine days. Los Angeles Times, "Howard Johnson’s retro-hip redo: Don’t worry, orange and turquoise still rule," 1 Oct. 2019 The company also is the franchiser for 102 Fuddruckers locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Columbia and Panama. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "Luby’s, Fuddruckers launch on-demand delivery option," 18 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of franchiser

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for franchiser

in sense 1, from franchise entry 1; in sense 2, from franchise entry 2

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The first known use of franchiser was in 1843

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1 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Franchiser.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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