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. 

Are You Deducting Your Health-Care Expenses Properly?
Taxes

Are You Deducting Your Health-Care Expenses Properly?

Tax and legal expert Mark Kohler says small businesses need to know what their health-care options are or they won't get the proper writeoffs.
Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location
Chicken

Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location

Is the fast-casual-influenced Super Chix a Chick-fil-A knockoff or a serious contender?
An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets
April Fools Day

An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets

After receiving an enthusiastic response for the fictional Cricket Milkshake, Wayback Burgers decided to make the protein-rich prank a reality.
McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations

The pay hike will not directly impact workers at franchised locations, which comprise 90 percent of the chain's U.S. restaurants.
9 Reasons Taylor Swift Is a Savvy Business Leader (Infographic)
Inspiration

9 Reasons Taylor Swift Is a Savvy Business Leader (Infographic)

Taylor Swift isn't just a singer and songwriter. She is one of the sharpest businesswomen in the business.
Why Chains Need to Pay Attention to Kids' Changing Fast-Food Habits
Fast Food

Why Chains Need to Pay Attention to Kids' Changing Fast-Food Habits

A new study shows that, on any given day, children are nearly 20 percent less likely to eat fast food than they were seven years prior.
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.