chainlet

chainlet

(ˈtʃeɪnlət)
n
obsolete a small chain of hotels, shops, etc
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Take the example of Claudio's, a three-kitchen chainlet in Greenport, New York, that Seasoned Hospitality took over following its sale in early 2018.
What Goes Around Comes Around, a New York boutique, became a chainlet, expanding to Miami Beach and Los Angeles.
The other deal was inked by Portland-based chainlet Sizzle Pie and also exclusively leased by M Properties Group.
She views Charlotte and Dolly as a modern-day Demeter-and-Persephone pairing, who are connected by similarities in physical and scenic description, noting, for example, that their common color is Nabokov's above-mentioned aquamarine: Lolita has "a large beautifully cut aquamarine on a silver chainlet [...] a spring rain gift" (210) and Charlotte's eyes are "sea-green" (39).
* Meanwhile, the local outpost of Maifrett is the original location of what is now a chainlet of chocolatiers across France.
In February, Evan Bloom (no relation to the Chicago couple behind Half-Sour) and his partners opened a Tokyo branch of Wise Sons, their beloved San Francisco chainlet. "It's been wild," Bloom said.
Portland-based pizza chainlet Sizzle Pie has just announced its first New York City location, a 6,000 s/f space right off of the Morgan L in Bushwick.
Their common color is aquamarine--Lolita has a "a large beautifully cut aquamarine on a silver chainlet [...], a spring rain gift from me" (AL 210).
He gave four 9-letter examples: CALLIOPES, CHAINLETS, FLEETNESS and TRUANCIES.
It is precisely this Newtonian-Laplacian linearity and fixity that Carlyle is castigating in "On History," when he attacks some historians for merely tracking "chains," or chainlets, of "causes and effects." He declares that "it is not in acted, as it is in written History," for, in the former case, "every single event is the offspring ...
Alas for our 'chains,' or chainlets, of 'causes and effects.'"
In times when national retailers are contracting and steering clear of big city expansion, there's no better time for smaller local enterprises (dubbed chainlets) to seize real estate opportunities and prove that no one knows the urban consumer better than they--those retailers that got their start on places like Fulton Street, Fordham Road and 125th Street.