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. 

At This New Fast-Food Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Almost Zero
Fast Food

At This New Fast-Food Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Almost Zero

Eatsa opens today in San Francisco, serving up quinoa bowls without a visible employee presence.
Taco Shop Gives 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient the Keys to the Kitchen
Food Businesses

Taco Shop Gives 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient the Keys to the Kitchen

The pint-sized chef turned Babalu into 'Eden's Taco Shop' for a one-day fundraiser.
Iced Coffee Challenge: How Do Fast-Food Restaurants Measure Up to Coffee Chains?
Coffee

Iced Coffee Challenge: How Do Fast-Food Restaurants Measure Up to Coffee Chains?

In a blind taste test, our team of testers sampled iced coffees from a number of businesses including McDonald's, Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?
Joint Employer

Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?

The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.
Instagram Photos and Videos No Longer Need to Be Square
Instagram

Instagram Photos and Videos No Longer Need to Be Square

It's an end of an Insta-era.
How an Accidental Email Sent to 33,000 People Created a 'Reply All' Nightmare
Email

How an Accidental Email Sent to 33,000 People Created a 'Reply All' Nightmare

Hundreds of emails were sent, many begging others to stop replying all.
How a Long Wait in Line Made This Franchisee Understand Demand and Provide a Solution
Franchise Players

How a Long Wait in Line Made This Franchisee Understand Demand and Provide a Solution

While waiting for a blowout, Hiedeh Honari realized that San Francisco could use more blow dry bars. So, she took action.
Here's What the McWhopper Would Actually Look Like
Burger King

Here's What the McWhopper Would Actually Look Like

Burger King wants to combine the Whopper and McDonald's Big Mac for one day, in one location. Here's a guide to making it yourself.
Today Is the Luckiest Day of the Year (Astrologically Speaking)
Luck

Today Is the Luckiest Day of the Year (Astrologically Speaking)

Making a business deal or announcing a new entrepreneurial venture? According to astrologist Susan Miller, you should schedule it on Aug. 26, 2015.
A McWhopper Proposal From Burger King Takes McDonald's by Surprise
Competition

A McWhopper Proposal From Burger King Takes McDonald's by Surprise

Burger King wants the two chains to put aside their differences to create a mega burger for a good cause.
How This Couple Went From Customers to Franchisees
Franchise Players

How This Couple Went From Customers to Franchisees

After a great experience with DirectBuy, David and Kathie Weishaar decided to become franchisees themselves.
How I Bought My First Franchise With a Tax Refund
Franchise Players

How I Bought My First Franchise With a Tax Refund

Coffee News' affordability was what first drew Lisa Shaw to the franchise.
Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 New Workers in Just One Day
Hiring

Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 New Workers in Just One Day

Chipotle's first ever national career day will be held Sept. 9.
10 Fast-Food Restaurants That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)
Delivery

10 Fast-Food Restaurants That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)

Your favorite chains are making it all too easy to get your fast-food (and fast-casual) fix.
Tapping Into My Creativity as a Bottle & Bottega Franchisee
Franchise Players

Tapping Into My Creativity as a Bottle & Bottega Franchisee

After 15 years in the financial services industry, Twylla Bell was ready for a career that allowed her to explore her creative side.