franchise


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Synonyms for franchise

Synonyms for franchise

an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place

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a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area

a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

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More and more I am convinced that the final solution of the political end of our race problem will be for each state that finds it necessary to change the law bearing upon the franchise to make the law apply with absolute honesty, and without opportunity for double dealing or evasion, to both races alike.
At the same time that his agents were purchasing corner lots and entire blocks in the heart of the business section and the waste lands for factory sites, Day was rushing franchises through the city council, capturing the two exhausted water companies and the eight or nine independent street railways, and getting his grip on the Oakland Creek and the bay tide-lands for his dock system.
I am but a poor commoner of England myself, and yet I know something of charters, liberties franchises, usages, privileges, customs, and the like.
When they'd finished with the lands and forests and mines, they turned back, gambling for any little stakes they'd overlooked, gambling for franchises and monopolies, using politics to protect their crooked deals and brace games.
There are not apt to be any get-rich-quick for- tunes made in corporations that issue no watered stock and do not capitalize their franchises.
Once a Coverall franchise is up and running, the growth potential is virtually limitless.
We had our franchise package together, we explained it, and they wanted to be a part of it.
Joe Mathews (former manager of national chains such as Subway and Blimpie), Don DeBolt (former president of the International Franchise Association), and franchise developer Deb Percival apply their combined experience in Street Smart Franchising, a no-holds-barred insider's guide when, where, why, and how to franchise.
Los Angeles city officials have allowed cable television companies to get away with providing consumers poor quality service with out-of-date technology even as they fell years behind in their franchise fee payments, an audit by Controller Laura Chick reported Thursday.
With markets providing one set of challenges, some recyclers are also now seeing potential problems with the issue of franchise agreements.
Without any formal business experience, Brazilian Maria Sueli Cavalcanti picked a Brazilian shoe store chain called Mister Cat for her first franchise investment.
A franchise seemed just the ticket, promising a "95-percent success rate" and the security of a major trademark and corporate backing--critical for someone with no experience in the field.
For the third consecutive year, global real estate franchisor, RE/MAX International ranks highest among real estate franchise organizations - at number 19 in the Entrepreneur 22nd Annual Franchise 500 [R].
Many |franchise investors~ find that they purchased low-paying jobs with few protections or benefits |or~ lose everything in fraudulent franchise ventures," he told Success magazine.
For a brief moment, the Tax Court provided taxpayers with some measure of certainty in this area when it upheld a significant allocation of the purchase price of McDonald's franchises to amortizable franchise fees rather than to nonamortizable goodwill (Canterbury, 99 TC No.