Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Staff Writer. Covers franchise-related trends and topics.

Kate Taylor is a staff writer cover franchises for Entrepreneur.com. Related areas of interest include chain restaurants, franchisee profiles and food trends. Get in touch with tips and feed back via email at ktaylor@entrepreneur.com or on Twitter at @Kate_H_Taylor. 

Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season
Holidays

Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season

The star of CNBC's 'The Profit' explains why small businesses should stay away from Black Friday and advises on what to look for in a seasonal worker.
Get Ready for the 'Achocolypse': The World Is Running Out of Chocolate
Chocolate

Get Ready for the 'Achocolypse': The World Is Running Out of Chocolate

The chocolate industry already can't keep up with how much we want to eat, and it's only getting worse.
Soylent Says Won't Sue Copycat Meal Replacement 'Schmoylent'
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Soylent Says Won't Sue Copycat Meal Replacement 'Schmoylent'

The original meal replacement company says it won't take legal action, but discouraged the knockoff from trying to compete.
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Burger King Introduces Another Stomach-Turning Burger in Japan
Burger King

Burger King Introduces Another Stomach-Turning Burger in Japan

A burger topped with berries is the latest of Burger King Japan's bizarre fast food offerings.
Why I Left My Fast-Food Operations Job to Open a Franchise of My Own
Franchise Players

Why I Left My Fast-Food Operations Job to Open a Franchise of My Own

After 34 years in the restaurant industry, Bryan Rhodes decided to open his own Window Genie franchise.
From Pro Football to Fitness Franchisee
Franchise Players

From Pro Football to Fitness Franchisee

Here's how this former NFL player became a Snap Fitness franchise owner.
Inside Pizza Hut's Radical Move to Double Its Menu
Pizza Hut

Inside Pizza Hut's Radical Move to Double Its Menu

The pizza chain just added a boatload of new menu items and revamped its website, logo and employee uniforms. Will franchisees be able to keep up with all the change?
Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns
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Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns

Interns triumphed over the publisher in a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns from magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.
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7-Eleven Is Giving Away a Franchise for Free
Veterans

7-Eleven Is Giving Away a Franchise for Free

If you are a veteran interested in franchising, you have until January to apply for 7-Eleven's free franchise giveaway contest.
Why This Startup Co-Founder Became a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why This Startup Co-Founder Became a Franchisee

One would think raising three kids and acting as CMO for a tech startup would be enough of a challenge, but Riza Ayson wanted more.
5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently
Black Friday

5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently

This year, stores are opening up shop earlier than ever on Black Friday. Check out how retail giants like Kmart, Walmart and Target are planning to start off the holiday sales season.
How I Opened a Franchise With My Future Father-in-Law
Franchise Players

How I Opened a Franchise With My Future Father-in-Law

At age 26, Paul Dalrymple decided to open a Buffalo's Cafe with a business partner who would eventually become his father-in-law. They now co-own five locations.
Burger King Launches the Ultimate Canadian Mashup: Poutine Topped With a Whopper
Burger King

Burger King Launches the Ultimate Canadian Mashup: Poutine Topped With a Whopper

The 880-calorie 'Poutine a la Burger' features poutine topped with chopped beef patties, mustard, ketchup and pickles.
Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards

The new reader is available for pre-sale, as the U.S. prepares to say goodbye to magnetic-stripe cards.
Why This Veteran Believes Military Training Made Him an Ideal Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why This Veteran Believes Military Training Made Him an Ideal Franchisee

Keith Orr says the principles he and other veterans learn in the military help make them ideal franchisees.