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prospective
used in Fast Food Nation

5 uses
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Definition
concerned with or related to the future
  • They send cultural anthropologists into homes, stores, fast food restaurants, and other places where kids like to gather, quietly and surreptitiously observing the behavior of prospective customers.
    p. 44.9
  • "Both machines have been thoroughly perfected," the company assured prospective franchisees, "are of foolproof design — can be easily operated even by a moron:' The InstaBurger Stove was an elaborate contraption.
    p. 24.2
  • In 1898 General Motors lacked the capital to hire salesmen for its new automobiles, so it sold franchises to prospective car dealers, giving them exclusive rights to certain territories.
    p. 94.8
  • To test the commitment of prospective franchisees, he frequently offered them a restaurant far from their homes and forbade them from engaging in other businesses.
    p. 95.7
  • The FTC now requires chains to provide lengthy disclosure statements that spell out their rules for prospective franchisees.
    p. 99.3

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