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. 

FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus
Regulations

FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus

There's still confusion on what adding calorie counts will actually mean for many food establishments.
Are Sleepy Employees Hurting Your Business? (Infographic)
Infographics

Are Sleepy Employees Hurting Your Business? (Infographic)

When you don't get enough sleep, your work suffers. Here's how.
How Taylor Swift Changed Another Tech Company's Policy
Taylor Swift

How Taylor Swift Changed Another Tech Company's Policy

A $50,000 donation from T. Swift inspired GoFundMe to increase its donation limit – a move that will probably only affect millionaires.
Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike
Chipotle

Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike

As San Francisco becomes an even pricier place to do business, it's becoming more expensive to buy burritos.
Here's How You Can Get a Dozen Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for 78 Cents
Krispy Kreme

Here's How You Can Get a Dozen Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for 78 Cents

In celebration of its 78th birthday, Krispy Kreme is offering customers a sweet deal on Friday.
What I've Learned Owning More than 100 Franchised Restaurants
Franchise Players

What I've Learned Owning More than 100 Franchised Restaurants

Brian Kelley owns 104 Hardee's, plus a handful of Jersey Mike's Subs and a couple of Blaze Pizzas. Here's his tips for other franchisees.
Egg Shortage Forces Rita's to Pull Signature Custard From the Menu.
Eggs

Egg Shortage Forces Rita's to Pull Signature Custard From the Menu.

The chain is swapping in soft-serve ice cream until it is able to acquire a sufficient amount of eggs.
Business Lessons From a 'Vape Grandma'
Franchise Players

Business Lessons From a 'Vape Grandma'

After working in the military and in a defense contracting company, Mary Yeager became a Palm Beach Vapors franchisee.
Police Raid the Home of Subway's Jared Fogle
Subway

Police Raid the Home of Subway's Jared Fogle

The investigation comes months after the executive director of the Jared Foundation was arrested on child pornography charges in April.
A Tech-Savvy Franchisee Dishes on Opening a Resale Franchise
Franchise Players

A Tech-Savvy Franchisee Dishes on Opening a Resale Franchise

Josh Powell decided to use his knowledge of technology to open a Device Pitstop location.
A Starbucks Price Hike Means Your Coffee Order Just Got More Expensive (VIDEO)
Starbucks

A Starbucks Price Hike Means Your Coffee Order Just Got More Expensive (VIDEO)

The cost of a cup of Starbucks coffee is increasing by 10 cents.
Pizza Hut's Second-Largest Franchisee Sued in Pay Dispute
Minimum Wage

Pizza Hut's Second-Largest Franchisee Sued in Pay Dispute

In a class action lawsuit, a former employee alleges that a franchisee failed to fairly reimburse drivers who used their own cars to deliver pizza.
8 Trends That Food Franchises Are Watching Right Now
Franchises

8 Trends That Food Franchises Are Watching Right Now

Franchises make up a huge portion of the restaurant industry. So, when they spot a trend, it's worth paying attention.
Chick-fil-A Beats Out Chipotle in Customer Satisfaction
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Beats Out Chipotle in Customer Satisfaction

A new reports reveals that, as a whole, customers' appreciation for fast food is dwindling.
Why I Sold My Independent Landscaping Business and Opened a Franchise
Franchise Players

Why I Sold My Independent Landscaping Business and Opened a Franchise

Here's why Jim McClure decided to become a Weed Man franchisee.