Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Staff Writer

Kate Taylor is a staff writer for Entrepreneur.com.

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The Weirdest Fast-Food Mashups in America
Franchises

The Weirdest Fast-Food Mashups in America

X plus Y equals fast-food mega sales? From Doritos Locos Tacos to the Pizza Cake, bizarre food concoctions are appearing on menus across the nation.
Survey: McDonald's Has the Worst Burger in America
Franchises

Survey: McDonald's Has the Worst Burger in America

In the battle of the chain restaurants, Consumer Reports found that customers were sick of many of fast food mega-chains' specialties.
Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor
Franchises

Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor

Franchising provided Jasen Lawrence with mentors with direct experience and expertise in his business.
U.S.A.-Belgium World Cup Game Sparks a Waffle War
Franchises

U.S.A.-Belgium World Cup Game Sparks a Waffle War

Restaurant chains Waffle House and Bojangles are encouraging U.S. fans to boycott Belgian waffles to support the USA World Cup team.
Franchise Players: Never Let a Customer Leave Unhappy
Franchises

Franchise Players: Never Let a Customer Leave Unhappy

The key to this husband-wife duo's business? Realizing clients are the most important form of advertising.
California Lifts Glove Law for Food Handlers
Franchises

California Lifts Glove Law for Food Handlers

After months of protest from the food industry, California repealed its controversial glove requirement law.
Franchise Players: Creating Collaboration, Not Competition, Within a Franchise
Franchises

Franchise Players: Creating Collaboration, Not Competition, Within a Franchise

Chad Piepenburg's job is more than running his own Smoothie Factory location. It's also working to help other franchisees succeed.
Cupcake Chain Crumbs Delisted From Nasdaq
Franchises

Cupcake Chain Crumbs Delisted From Nasdaq

The largest cupcake chain in the U.S. is set to delist, after failing to meet stockholder equity requirement.
This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat
Social Media

This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat

Forget LinkedIn -- this Dublin pub is requiring hopeful employees to apply through the ephemeral messaging service.
Franchise Players: 'Cupcake Wars' Champ Takes on Franchising
Franchises

Franchise Players: 'Cupcake Wars' Champ Takes on Franchising

After helping Sweet Arleen's win its third challenge on the Food Network show 'Cupcake Wars,' the cupcake chain's front-of-house manager opened a franchise of his own.
Tell Us: What Was Your Most Memorable Summer Job?
The 'Treps

Tell Us: What Was Your Most Memorable Summer Job?

Check out what these seven entrepreneurs learned from their summer jobs, and let us know what your early jobs taught you about business.
Franchise Players: A Firefighting Salsa Dancer Finds Flexibility as a Franchisee
Franchises

Franchise Players: A Firefighting Salsa Dancer Finds Flexibility as a Franchisee

Franchising gave Alex Lee the flexibility to keep working as a firefighter and competing as a salsa dancer.
El Pollo Loco Files to Go Public
Franchises

El Pollo Loco Files to Go Public

The California-based Mexican grilled-chicken franchise, which attempted to go public in 2006, is eyeing a $100 million IPO.
Franchise Players: These Animal Lovers Founded a Luxury Hotel for Dogs
Franchises

Franchise Players: These Animal Lovers Founded a Luxury Hotel for Dogs

The Parker brothers turned a life-long love of animals into a business, opening K-9 Resorts.
Restaurants Seek Alternatives as FDA's Salt Crackdown Looms
Franchises

Restaurants Seek Alternatives as FDA's Salt Crackdown Looms

As the FDA prepares new guidelines, restaurants are cutting back on sodium and salt companies are researching alternatives.
McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead
Franchises

McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead

Can fast food get faster? McDonald's is trying to speed up with tech, testing a new order-ahead and payment app in Georgia.
Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee
Franchises

Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee

Get tips on getting your business in shape from this 24-year-old GYMGUYZ franchisee.
Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices
Business News

Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices

While Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said in March that Starbucks had no plans to raise prices, the coffee chain is now hiking prices on some drinks.
Franchise Players: Why We Chose to Open an Insurance Franchise
Franchises

Franchise Players: Why We Chose to Open an Insurance Franchise

This couple didn't have experience in insurance when they opened their Brightway franchise, but together, they were able to overcome their challenges.
Thinking About Becoming a Franchisee? Your Burning Questions Answered
Franchises

Thinking About Becoming a Franchisee? Your Burning Questions Answered

In this Google Hangout, Joe Prusha, an Erbert & Gerbert's franchisee, reveals his franchising secrets.
Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising
Franchises

Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising

Charles Fisher discovered Massage Envy Spa while heading home from serving in Iraq. The rest is franchising history.
Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising
Franchises

Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising

Kristel Thomas was willing to do whatever it took to help her son and other kids overcome their neurological challenges. It led to her becoming a franchisee.
Franchise Players: A Dad Finds Flexibility in Franchising
Franchises

Franchise Players: A Dad Finds Flexibility in Franchising

As his children's primary caregiver, franchising gives Rick Werner the flexibility he needs to be a present father.
Franchise Players: A 'Fatherpreneur' on Incorporating Family Into Your Business
Franchises

Franchise Players: A 'Fatherpreneur' on Incorporating Family Into Your Business

As a Tutor Doctor franchisee, Chris Lien's career priorities align with his family priorities.
Franchisees Take Action Against Seattle's Minimum Wage Law
Franchises

Franchisees Take Action Against Seattle's Minimum Wage Law

Outraged that the new law holds them to stricter rules than small-business owners, franchise owners are fighting back with a lawsuit and full-page ad in the 'Seattle Times.'
Franchise Players: I Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee While Still in College
Franchises

Franchise Players: I Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee While Still in College

Aneesh Patel got an early start in the food industry, opening five restaurant franchises before he graduated from college.
Why Restaurants Have Rules Against Really Big Tips
Franchises

Why Restaurants Have Rules Against Really Big Tips

A Waffle House waitress nearly lost a $1,000 tip due to company policy, raising the question: how should restaurants deal with unexpected windfalls?
With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?
Business News

With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.
Franchise Players: How This 'Computer Mom' Became Franchisee of the Year
Franchises

Franchise Players: How This 'Computer Mom' Became Franchisee of the Year

This 60-year-old mother, grandmother and franchisee has been defying stereotypes as a powerful woman in tech since 1999.
FDA Backs Off After Causing Stink Over Cheese Regulations
Business News

FDA Backs Off After Causing Stink Over Cheese Regulations

Recent communication from regulators sparked concerns that the government would ban cheese from being made on wooden shelves.
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