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. 

This Marriage Proposal Is the Best Free Advertising McDonald's Could Ask For
McDonalds

This Marriage Proposal Is the Best Free Advertising McDonald's Could Ask For

Roy Baine proposed to his high school sweetheart in the same chain where they had their first date in 1965: McDonald's.
Quiznos Is Pulling the Plug on TV Ads. Here's Why.
Marketing

Quiznos Is Pulling the Plug on TV Ads. Here's Why.

As Quiznos turns over a new leaf post-bankruptcy, most of its ad dollars are going toward digital; none are going toward television.
Running a 'Toddler' and 'Infant' Massage Franchise
Franchise Players

Running a 'Toddler' and 'Infant' Massage Franchise

For Debbie and Mike Gulledge, becoming franchisees is like raising two troublesome, but rewarding, kids.
6 Restaurant Chains Celebrating Valentine's Day With Sweet Deals
Valentine's Day

6 Restaurant Chains Celebrating Valentine's Day With Sweet Deals

Ready to smooch for your supper at Qdoba or join the world's largest coffee date at Starbucks?
What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic
Franchise Players

What Happens When a Business Partnership Turns Romantic

Here's what Jane Watts and June Riner have learned about going into business with the love of your life.
The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees
Franchise Players

The Winding Path to Success as Dry Cleaning Franchisees

Angel and Anne Marie Ramos's path to becoming successful dry cleaning franchisees is like no one else's in the business.
Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard
Joint Employer

Franchisees Team Up to Urge Congress to Examine 'Joint Employer' Standard

Franchise industry leaders are lobbying to preserve the existing joint employer definition, in contrast to the National Labor Relations Board's recent decisions.
Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise
Franchise Players

Why This Multi-Talented Couple Opened a Nursing Franchise

Jeff and Nancy Huguet had a long history of assisting their elderly neighbors even before they opened their Nurse Next Door franchise.
Hackers Strike Newsweek's Twitter Account
Hackers

Hackers Strike Newsweek's Twitter Account

The hacking group 'Cyber Caliphate' has hijacked another victim on social media.
New Amazon Platform Allows Anyone to Host an Online Giveaway
Amazon

New Amazon Platform Allows Anyone to Host an Online Giveaway

Amazon Giveway hopes to make online giveaways easy – and get more hosts to buy and give away Amazon products.
How This Couple Created the Largest Tutor Doctor Office in the World
Franchise Players

How This Couple Created the Largest Tutor Doctor Office in the World

Jon-Anthony and Clarissa didn't plan on going into business together. But, when they did, they realized they were a perfect fit as partners.
Pharrell Dresses as Hilton Bellhop, Becomes a Brand Favorite Yet Again
Social Media

Pharrell Dresses as Hilton Bellhop, Becomes a Brand Favorite Yet Again

When Pharrell showed up onstage dressed like a bellhop, Hilton Hotels had a sassy tweet ready.
Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales
McDonalds

Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales

McDonald's global sales dropped almost 2 percent in January, even though same-store sales rose in the U.S. for the first time in more than a year.
How This Pizza Power Couple Uses the 'Divide and Conquer' Approach to Business
Franchise Players

How This Pizza Power Couple Uses the 'Divide and Conquer' Approach to Business

With Tim living in Alabama and Marie living in Chicago, this duo manages both a long-distance marriage and business partnership as Marco's Pizza franchisees.