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  • v. Present participle of franchise.
  • n. The establishment, granting, or use of a franchise.


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  • Seminar will address what franchising is and its advantages and disadvantages. 6 to 8: 30 p.m.,

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  • The problem with franchising is it potentially makes you a harder sell.

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  • The level of dealer franchising is three times what it was earlier.

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  • In this effort, the Company is catering to those many practitioners who are asking for operational support, but cannot afford it and cannot justify signing up for long-term franchising contracts.


  • But here at home, where houses of worship are already as plentiful as suburban strip centers, the same strategy of high-tech franchising is emerging, despite objections from many Christians that it’s the wrong way to reach new converts.

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  • The Times, for example, has pondered the idea of franchising TheLocal to various communities.

  • In the early '90s, he created Hospitality Franchise Systems and cleverly capitalized on a nifty thing about big-name franchising operations: they produce lots of cash, without lots of bother about mundane things like assets.

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  • Affiliate franchising occurs when an existing business decides to partner with a franchised business to take advantage of the brand and proven operating system to offer a complimentary, more complex set of services.

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  • BLITZER: The so-called franchising of these Al Qaeda operatives, in other words, they've been given the leeway to do what they want, sort of general instructions, to go find targets and do what you want without necessarily getting clearance from Osama bin Laden, assuming he's still in a position to give clearance nowadays.

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  • The seminar topics ranged from franchising, which is a major U.S. export in the hospitality field, to private club management.

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