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. 

Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle to Plead Guilty to Sex With Minors, Child Porn
Subway

Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle to Plead Guilty to Sex With Minors, Child Porn

The former spokesman for the sandwich chain is expected to accept a plea deal on Wednesday.
Why Painting Is Personal for These Franchisees
Franchise Players

Why Painting Is Personal for These Franchisees

Here's how Jeremy and Jennifer Rhett's 15 years in franchising allowed them to found a non-profit organization.
How Siri Saved a Man's Life
iPhone

How Siri Saved a Man's Life

An 18-year-old in Tennessee used his iPhone to call 911 -- hands free -- while trapped under his truck.
Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone as a Beef Jerky Outlet Franchisee
Franchise Players

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone as a Beef Jerky Outlet Franchisee

Steven and Dana Crane's only regret about becoming franchisees is that they didn't take the plunge sooner.
Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Finally Be Made With Real Pumpkin
Starbucks

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Finally Be Made With Real Pumpkin

The PSL is actually living up to its name.
Soylent Refutes Claims That It Contains Dangerous Levels of Lead and Cadmium
Soylent

Soylent Refutes Claims That It Contains Dangerous Levels of Lead and Cadmium

The food replacement company says that it does not have unusual levels of heavy metals, as an environmental campaign group prepares to take legal action.
From Subway's Jared to Bill Cosby: How Do You Make Hiring a Spokesperson Worth the Risk?
Marketing

From Subway's Jared to Bill Cosby: How Do You Make Hiring a Spokesperson Worth the Risk?

In an era when scandals spread like wildfire, company spokespeople can go from the face of your company to a major liability.
For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient
Tastemakers

For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient

In his 21 years at the chain, chef Russell Booth has mixed food with rock and roll.
Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato
Entrepreneurs

Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato

An entrepreneur in Texas has made a business out of shipping potatoes inscribed with anonymous messages.
Can You Guess Which 2 Presidential Candidates Inspired Pizza Hut Commercials in the '90s?
Politics

Can You Guess Which 2 Presidential Candidates Inspired Pizza Hut Commercials in the '90s?

The 2016 election is shaping up to be pretty cheesy.
The 12 Wackiest Things You Can Buy From the Presidential Candidates' Campaign Stores
Politics

The 12 Wackiest Things You Can Buy From the Presidential Candidates' Campaign Stores

From Jeb Bush's guacamole bowl to Hillary Clinton's pantsuit t-shirt, the candidates are selling some surprising things to raise money.
Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'
Seattle

Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'

Single-stall restrooms are now all-gender facilities in Seattle.
7 Things McDonald's Is Testing in America Right Now
McDonalds

7 Things McDonald's Is Testing in America Right Now

From all-day breakfast to table service, here are what the chain is testing as it looks to reverse its sales slump.
Why You Need Dedication, an Open Mind and Honest Communication to Open Any Franchise
Franchise Players

Why You Need Dedication, an Open Mind and Honest Communication to Open Any Franchise

Business tips from Renee Dame, a Ritter's Frozen Custard franchisee with 16 years of experience.
Tinder Regrets Its Drunk-Tweeting Response to Vanity Fair's 'Hook-Up' Article
Tinder

Tinder Regrets Its Drunk-Tweeting Response to Vanity Fair's 'Hook-Up' Article

Millennials may be failing to find love on Tinder, but the dating app failed harder at using Twitter to generate goodwill.