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Franchisee - a person who operates a business under a name using the trademark, service mark, trade name, advertising, or other commercial symbol designating the franchisor parent company.

Franchisor - a company which is identified by a trademark, service mark, trade name, advertising or other commercial symbol, maintains continued assistance or control over the franchisee's method of operation, gives significant assistance to the franchisee, and receives payments from the franchisee.

Supplier - a person or company who provides high quality services, products, and/or information to franchisors and franchisees.

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