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. 

This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory
Franchise Players

This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory

After her mother's sudden death, Brittany Nguyen knew she needed to take on the responsibility of running her Children's Orchard franchise.
Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination
Religion

Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination

After extensive criticism, Gov. Mike Pence says he now wants to pass legislation clarifying that a recent law does not permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Pizza Hut's Largest Franchisee Says Menu Revamp Hasn't Helped Sales
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut's Largest Franchisee Says Menu Revamp Hasn't Helped Sales

The pizza chain's transition to the 'Flavor of Now' hasn't been a smooth one.
McDonald's Is Trying Out All-Day Breakfast
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Trying Out All-Day Breakfast

Hungry for a win, the fast-food giant is making its breakfast menu an all-day affair.
You Can't Be Afraid to Make the Jump to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

You Can't Be Afraid to Make the Jump to Become a Franchisee

Amit Patel spills on why he became a Subway and Maui Wowi franchisee.
After Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction, Heartbroken Fans Ask for Time Off of Work
Managing Employees

After Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction, Heartbroken Fans Ask for Time Off of Work

Would you give an employee compassionate leave to mourn the departure of pop star Zayn Malik?
Barilla's New Pasta Eliminates Step No. 1: Boiling the Water
Food Businesses

Barilla's New Pasta Eliminates Step No. 1: Boiling the Water

The easy-to-prepare pasta also absorbs all the water in the pan while cooking.
How This Multi-Tasking Franchisee Manages Careers in Real Estate, Food and Law
Franchise Players

How This Multi-Tasking Franchisee Manages Careers in Real Estate, Food and Law

Think you have a lot on your plate? Look to Bridgforth Rutledge for inspiration.
How This Franchisee Runs More Than 275 Restaurants
Franchise Players

How This Franchisee Runs More Than 275 Restaurants

Aslam Khan is still actively involved in running his Church's Chicken, Long John silvers and Hardees locations across the U.S.
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.