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chain store:

see storestore,
commonly a shop or other establishment for the retail sale of commodities, but also a place where wholesale supplies are kept, exhibited, or sold. Retailing—the sale of merchandise to the consumer—is one of the oldest businesses in the world and was practiced
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In comparison, there are more than 231,400 chain restaurants representing 32% of the U.S.
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Menu items at chain restaurants, including drive-through and takeout boards.
The National Council of Chain Restaurants recently released a report on the effects that the federal Renewable Fuels Standard mandate is having on the restaurant industry, commodity prices and the food supply chain.
* "We recently traveled and ate at several chain restaurants outside our home territory.
In the nation's first comprehensive antiobesity effort, a series of bills introduced by Maine legislators would ban sales of soda and junk food in schools; require calorie labeling on chain restaurant menus; and promote walking, biking, and other forms of exercise.
In the nation's first comprehensive antiobesity effort, a series of bills introduced by Maine legislators would ban sales of soda and junk' food in schools; require calorie labeling on chain restaurant menus; and promote walking, biking; and other forms of exercise.
Senate and House of Representatives have signed letters urging the Food and Drug Administration not to expand chain restaurant menu labeling regulations to grocery stores.