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. 

McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees

With a new customizable burger platform and minimum wage on the agenda, McDonald's image revamp may end up costing franchisees.
Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success
Franchise Players

Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success

Business partners John Jarvis and Mike Confalone spill on the challenges and triumphs of running a TITLE Boxing Club.
McDonald's Takes a Cue From Chipotle With Latest Menu Change
Sustainability

McDonald's Takes a Cue From Chipotle With Latest Menu Change

The fast-food chain rolled out a new antibiotics policy in an effort to mend its reputation.
Vince Vaughn Is Now Appearing in Free, Cheesy Stock Images You Can Download
Photography

Vince Vaughn Is Now Appearing in Free, Cheesy Stock Images You Can Download

Getty Images teams up with the cast of the upcoming film 'Unfinished Business.'
How Getting Fit Inspired Me to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

How Getting Fit Inspired Me to Become a Franchisee

As a Get In Shape For Women franchisee, Leigh Hometh gets to help other women get healthy.
4 High-Tech Ways to Order Food That Didn't Exist Last Year
Mobile Payments

4 High-Tech Ways to Order Food That Didn't Exist Last Year

Smartwatches and beacons and telepathy, oh my!
IHOP Is Giving Away Free Pancakes for National Pancake Day
IHOP

IHOP Is Giving Away Free Pancakes for National Pancake Day

Get that free short stack.
How This Former Pharmaceutical Exec Invented the 'Eggnut'
Franchise Players

How This Former Pharmaceutical Exec Invented the 'Eggnut'

As a Fractured Prune Doughnuts franchisee, Mark Prygocki has helped bring new options to the customized doughnut chain.
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.