- a company or manufacturer that grants franchisesalso sp. fran′chi·sor
- Rare franchisee
The definition of a franchiser is a company that provides franchise rights to those who want to own a franchise.
An example of a franchiser is the parent UPS Store company giving someone permission to start their own UPS Store.
A corporation that grants a franchise, as to a franchisee.
- Franchise Fee - The up-front fee paid to the franchiser to reserve a geographic territory, complete a training program and receive administrative support.