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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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Chain restaurants are more likely to be classified as LSRs, where customers order and pay at a counter before receiving food.
A PricewaterhouseCoopers study conducted for NCCR concluded that if the corn ethanol mandate is left unchanged, chain restaurant industry costs will increase by up to $3.
Anything that isn't on a menu at a chain restaurant, such as a bread basket or drinks at the bar.
The RFS has had an adverse effect on the chain restaurant industry, which has witnessed marked increases in commodity prices and associated costs to the tune of billions of dollars a year," he added.
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.
She said the bill goes too far; it is enough, she said, for chain restaurants to provide nutrition information to those who ask.
The National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) is the leading trade association exclusively representing chain restaurant companies.
If the pending Labor Department overtime regulations become final and the salary threshold for determining restaurant managers overtime eligibility is doubled, chain restaurants would be forced to convert tens of thousands of managers from salaried to hourly employees in order to manage costs in a highly competitive and low-profit margin industry.
Chain restaurants tend to fall more within the LSR category, where customers typically order and pay at a counter before receiving food.
National health reform legislation may bring positive public health changes to chain restaurants and promote healthy eating, says APHA.
About three-fourths of those meals are at fast food and other chain restaurants.
The company provides supplies to chain restaurants including Wendy's, Panda Express, Burger King and KFC.