Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Staff Writer. Covers franchise-related trends and topics.

Kate Taylor is a staff writer covering franchises for Entrepreneur.com. Related areas of interest include chain restaurants, franchisee profiles and food trends. Get in touch with tips and feedback via email at ktaylor@entrepreneur.com or on Twitter at @Kate_H_Taylor. 

The Future Has Arrived: You Can Now Order Pizza From Your Smartwatch
Pizza

The Future Has Arrived: You Can Now Order Pizza From Your Smartwatch

Domino's is going Jetsons chic.
Why I Opened an Xtend Barre Studio After 15 Years in the Finance Industry
Franchise Players

Why I Opened an Xtend Barre Studio After 15 Years in the Finance Industry

Kristine Storie loved Xtend Barre so much, she decided to open a location of her own in Brooklyn.
Building a Multi-Unit Sandwich Franchise Fresh Out of College
Franchise Players

Building a Multi-Unit Sandwich Franchise Fresh Out of College

Over the last decade, Jeff Cohen has built business into 12 Togo's restaurants.
Why RadioShack's Shuttered Stores Won't Be Vacant for Long
Bankruptcy

Why RadioShack's Shuttered Stores Won't Be Vacant for Long

With more than 1,100 former RadioShacks now open for new businesses, franchises are finding opportunity in the brand's bankruptcy.
Taco Bell to Open First Restaurants in Japan
Taco Bell

Taco Bell to Open First Restaurants in Japan

The taco chain plans to add 1,300 new locations internationally by 2023.
Why These Three Brothers Moved to San Antonio to Open a Pair of Franchises
Franchise Players

Why These Three Brothers Moved to San Antonio to Open a Pair of Franchises

Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, the Newmans were more than willing to relocate to open a Two Men and a Truck location.
Dunkin' Donuts Unveils Profit-Sharing Program for Franchisees
Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts Unveils Profit-Sharing Program for Franchisees

For the first time, Dunkin' is selling K-Cups in grocery stores and online – and franchisees are reaping the rewards.
Why KFC Is Developing an Edible Coffee Cup in the U.K.
KFC

Why KFC Is Developing an Edible Coffee Cup in the U.K.

The white chocolate and wafer cup is 100 percent edible – and has the power to get people talking about coffee at a chain better known for chicken.
How This Veteran Went From Farmer to Financier
Franchise Players

How This Veteran Went From Farmer to Financier

Tired of corporate America, Frank and Susan Mullen decided to open a Liquid Capital franchise.
How Barbara Corcoran Turned Her Ex-Boyfriend's Insults Into Motivation to Succeed
Inspiration

How Barbara Corcoran Turned Her Ex-Boyfriend's Insults Into Motivation to Succeed

'Thank God for the gift of the insult,' says the Shark Tank investor.
Uber Teams Up With Starwood Hotels, Ensuring Business Travelers Will Be Constantly Glued to Their Smartphones
Mobile

Uber Teams Up With Starwood Hotels, Ensuring Business Travelers Will Be Constantly Glued to Their Smartphones

Taking an Uber can now earn you reward points at Westin, Sheraton and other Starwood Hotel brands.
Chick-fil-A and TGI Fridays' Cherry Supplier Reportedly Ran Drug Operation at Factory
Suppliers

Chick-fil-A and TGI Fridays' Cherry Supplier Reportedly Ran Drug Operation at Factory

In a dark twist, the longtime owner of Dell's Maraschino Cherries committed suicide after police reportedly uncovered a marijuana-growing operation hidden underneath the factory.
Leaving the Competition to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Leaving the Competition to Become a Franchisee

Peter Foradas knew that BlueGrace logistics would be a perfect fit because he was already working in the logistics industry – for a different company.
Domino's Finishes 2014 Strong as Sales Surge
Dominos

Domino's Finishes 2014 Strong as Sales Surge

The pizza chain just capped off the 21st straight year of international same-stores sales growth.