fran·​chis·​er | \ ˈfran-ˌchī-zər How to pronounce franchiser (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Originals Output: 4; The most powerful franchiser: Marvel, Star Wars, Nat Geo, the Disney Channel, The Muppets, and endless movie sequels and spinoffs. Josef Adalian, Vulture, 21 June 2021 Lavinder is the founder and president of New Again Houses, a company turned franchiser, that buys old houses and fixes them up for today's buyers. Marni Jameson, Arkansas Online, 15 May 2021 Lavinder is the founder and president of New Again Houses, a company turned franchiser, that buys old houses and fixes them up for today’s buyers. Marni Jameson,, 14 May 2021 According to John Francis, regardless of the franchise category that interests you, begin with homework on how the franchiser handles things for the business and franchisees during the pandemic. Mike Porter, Star Tribune, 28 Feb. 2021 Once in the business, following the franchiser system becomes central to success. Mike Porter, Star Tribune, 26 Sep. 2020 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, 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, 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, 8 Apr. 2020

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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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“Franchiser.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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