01. The Chicago Cubs baseball team are the oldest [franchise] in professional sports, dating back to the late 1800s.
02. Before purchasing a [franchise], you should do research and evaluate which [franchise] business is right for you.
03. Our management team has close to 50 years of successful [franchising] experience.
04. We represent the number one [franchise] opportunity for sports enthusiasts and entrepreneurs, and their many potential customers.
05. Total investment to purchase this [franchise] is $120,000 to $250,000, depending on the location, size, and geographic area.
06. In the Netherlands, the [franchise] is extended to all citizens upon reaching the age of 18.
07. The government is planning to [franchise] the rail corporation to the private sector.
08. He and his wife started a DVD rental shop which now has [franchises] in most major cities.
09. He decided to give up the [franchise] when his 10-year lease expired.
10. As a House of Hockey [franchisee], you will benefit from a powerful brand aided by an organization with over 20 years of experience supplying hockey players and teams around the country.
11. Statistics suggest that buying a [franchise] is more likely to be successful than going into business as an independent.
12. McDonald's has developed a special relationship with their [franchises] which is based on the fact that McDonald's owns the land and building for all the units.
13. The [franchise] has been around in one form or another since man first began to engage in commercial enterprise.
14. Julius Caesar used his power to expand the [franchise] of the provinces, regulate taxation and reform the calendar.
15. John Kennedy once stated, "I hope that no American will waste his [franchise] and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation."
16. The popular restaurant chain now has [franchises] in 50 countries around the globe.

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