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. 

30 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)
Inspiration

30 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Check out these snippets of business advice from entrepreneurs including Warren Buffett, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs.
Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media
Social Media

Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media

Find out how this restaurant chain was able to go viral with one of the most unique social-media strategy in the business.
Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute
Legal

Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute

While supporters say the law protects small business owners' religious freedom, critics say it will allow for discrimination against gay customers and drive business out of the state.
10 Starbucks Frappuccinos You Can't Buy in America
Starbucks

10 Starbucks Frappuccinos You Can't Buy in America

As the famous drink celebrates its 20th birthday, check out where in the world you can buy flavors such as cheesecake and red bean.
Thanks to Boutique Fitness, Working Out Is the New Going Out
Health and Fitness Businesses

Thanks to Boutique Fitness, Working Out Is the New Going Out

The founders of Warrior Fitness Boot Camp, modelFIT and ClassPass dish on the rise of small, personalized fitness studios.
This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas
Franchise Players

This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas

Tim Brasher, former CEO of La Perla, is teaming up with his son to open 10 Coconut's Fish Cafe locations.
Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant
Franchise Players

Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant

Jeffrey Urbas is a firefighter through and through, working as a fire sergeant with the City of Detroit Fire Department while also running a Firehouse Subs.
Taco Bell Is Replacing Its Infamous Waffle Taco With This New Concoction
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Is Replacing Its Infamous Waffle Taco With This New Concoction

Taco Bell is swapping out its flashiest breakfast offering for a new take on the breakfast taco.
How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston
Franchise Players

How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston

After falling in love with the food, Matt D'Alessio partnered with restaurateur Laurence Wintersteen to bring the falafel franchise to his city.
Starbucks Baristas Will No Longer Be Writing 'Race Together' on Cups
Starbucks

Starbucks Baristas Will No Longer Be Writing 'Race Together' on Cups

However, the coffee giant says its initiative to start discussions about race is far from over.
Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas
Franchise Players

Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas

The best place to learn how to host a grand opening? Vegas, baby.
This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance
Franchise Players

This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance

As two former Air Force officers, Bob and Barb Rusnak were drawn to Dickey's Barbecue Pit's veteran-friendly business model.
Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?
Minimum Wage

Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?

Tipped workers are coming into the spotlight in the minimum wage debate, with Rhode Island considering tripling the minimum wage for those workers.
How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise
Franchise Players

How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise

When Irfan Ali realized that he could open Seva studios in Walmart locations, he was sold on the concept.
These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food
Fast Food

These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food

A food truck legend and fine-dining restauranteur are trying to build a healthy restaurant that will truly compete with the fast-food biggies in terms of price and customers.