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. 

How a One Direction Misdirection on Twitter Inspired Burger King to Bring Back Chicken Fries
Burger King

How a One Direction Misdirection on Twitter Inspired Burger King to Bring Back Chicken Fries

The burger chain says that Liam Payne's tweets raised the snack's social media profile, but a true 1D fan would know that Payne is more of a KFC man.
Can You Bring Individuality to a Franchise?
Franchise Players

Can You Bring Individuality to a Franchise?

For these two entrepreneurs, creative control was key to becoming Scout & Molly's franchisees.
The Country's Largest Chick-fil-A Will Open in New York City in October
Chick-fil-A

The Country's Largest Chick-fil-A Will Open in New York City in October

On Oct. 3, New Yorkers' cravings for the chicken chain will finally be satisfied.
Tell Us: Would You Let Employees Come in Late if They Had Spent the Morning Exercising?
Personal Health

Tell Us: Would You Let Employees Come in Late if They Had Spent the Morning Exercising?

Turkish government workers in one part of the country are allowed to clock in late, if they sign up for a new fitness plan.
Arby's Bids Farewell to Its Favorite Hater, Jon Stewart, With an Ad Featuring His Insults
Arby's

Arby's Bids Farewell to Its Favorite Hater, Jon Stewart, With an Ad Featuring His Insults

The chain proved its brand savvy as it bid Stewart #JonVoyage.
Becoming a Company's First Non-Corporate Franchise Owner
Franchise Players

Becoming a Company's First Non-Corporate Franchise Owner

Here's how Jeffrey Schwartz was able to confidently become a franchise's first true franchisee.
Two Men Accused of Using Taco Bell as a Meth Lab
Taco Bell

Two Men Accused of Using Taco Bell as a Meth Lab

Some off-menu items were allegedly being cooked up at this fast-food joint.
Your Franchisor Needs to Give You the Tools to Succeed
Franchise Players

Your Franchisor Needs to Give You the Tools to Succeed

Peter Castorena says that franchisor support was key to becoming a successful Minuteman Press franchisee.
Bringing a New Fitness Franchise to the Pacific Northwest
Franchise Players

Bringing a New Fitness Franchise to the Pacific Northwest

Rick Hascall knew that Workout Anytime would be a hit in Oregon and the surrounding area.
Meet the Renaissance Restaurant Man: Franchisee, Chef, COO
Tastemakers

Meet the Renaissance Restaurant Man: Franchisee, Chef, COO

Shaun Curtis has more than 15 years of experience at Buffalo's Café. So, when he tells you how to make the perfect chicken wing, you listen.
10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice
Mompreneurs

10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

These single mothers, all of whom run successful companies, have learned critical lessons about building a business while raising a family.
What Your Personality Type Says About Your Career Destiny (Infographic)
Personality Type

What Your Personality Type Says About Your Career Destiny (Infographic)

Extroverts tend to make more money than introverts, while imaginative intuitive thinkers are more likely to be entrepreneurs than their realistic sensor counterparts, a study shows.
Mark Zuckerberg and His Wife Are Expecting a Baby Girl
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg and His Wife Are Expecting a Baby Girl

Priscilla Chan, Zuckerberg's wife of three years, has suffered three miscarriages over the last few years.
Why a Taco Bell in Chicago Is Hiring a Bouncer
Taco Bell

Why a Taco Bell in Chicago Is Hiring a Bouncer

The nation's first boozy Taco Bell is taking steps to prevent underage drinking and stop open containers being taken from the location.
Sorry, New Yorkers: Chicago Has Been Named the No. 1 Pizza City in the U.S.
Pizza

Sorry, New Yorkers: Chicago Has Been Named the No. 1 Pizza City in the U.S.

TripAdvisor users' favorite pizzeria might be in Brooklyn, N.Y., but Chicago is their overall top city to grab a slice.