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    If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do business "

    If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do business "in" or "under" the name of that company. For example there are a lot of Mc Donald's (can we call Mc Donald's a company?) stores all around the world but those all are not real ones. Real one is in the USA only and others are franchised stores.

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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    If somebody takes the franchise of a company, then they get the right to do business "in" or under the name of that company. For example, there are a lot of McDonald's restaurants (can we call Mc Donald's a company?) stores all around the world, but those all are not real ones. Real one is in the USA only and others most of which are franchises. d stores.
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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    Note that most McDonald's stores are franchises everywhere in the world. They are all real McDonald's stores. The franchise agreement requires each owner to follow procedures and meet standards imposed by the McDonald's corporation.
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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    Note that most McDonald's stores are franchises everywhere in the world. They are all real McDonald's stores. The franchise agreement requires each owner to follow procedures and meet standards imposed by the McDonald's corporation.
    "Meat standards," too.

    The distinction between "company-owned" and "franchise" is not one of being "real" or not. The entire concept of franchising is that the business is run the same way regardless of the ownership.

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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

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    So we can't see "Franchised stores" but it is a verb as well. And I saw it on the Goggle.

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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So, we can't we use see "franchised stores"?
    I would call McDonald's a restaurant rather than a store. Perhaps AmE speakers see it differently.

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    but it is a verb as well.
    Yes, it can be.

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    And I saw it on the Google.
    I'm sure you did.

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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    I would call it specifically a "fast food restaurant". The word "restaurant" on its own suggests a somewhat more refined dining experience than that offered by a burger bar!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

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    I would call it specifically a "fast-food restaurant".
    Yes, I would call it that too. I would, however, never call it a store.

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    a burger bar!
    Even though I'm not a regular customer of McDonald's, I wouldn't call it that.

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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    McDonald's locations are indeed called "stores". So are the locations of the industrial franchise company that I work for. It may be a term commonly used in franchising, but I don't really know.
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    Re: If somebody takes the franchise of a company then they get the right to do busine

    Internal to the company, the individual restaurants are indeed referred to as "stores," but normal people don't call them that. Not only McDonald's, but other chain restaurants are the same, in my experience.

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