Business Chains

Chain stores are retail outlets that share a brand and central management, and usually have standardized business methods and practices. Before considered a chain, stores must meet a litmus test; it must have more than 10 units in 2 or more distinct geographies under the same brand and have a central headquarters, otherwise it offers franchise contracts or is publicly traded.([1])These characteristics also apply to chain restaurants and some service-oriented chain businesses. In retail, dining, and many service categories, chain businesses have come to dominate the market in many parts of the world. A franchise retail establishment is one form of chain store.
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  • The 2014 media prediction report card

    … be interested in a Montana resort. “Just about all medium to large business chains that have brick and mortar locations and spend in mobile are using location-based targeting as part of their overall mobile media strategy,” said Ocean Fine, director of agency and strategic partnerships at location data provider Factual. “However, often due to lack…

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