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 I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.
Franchise Players

How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.

Sixteen years ago, Ken Adair became one of the first franchisees to bring Pirtek to America.
Why Shake Shack's Danny Meyer Says the iPhone Helped End the Fast-Food Era
Shake Shack

Why Shake Shack's Danny Meyer Says the iPhone Helped End the Fast-Food Era

The restauranteur and hospitality guru believes the future of food is in 'fine casual.'
How This Olympian Built Up His Ability to Take On Adversity
Overcoming Obstacles

How This Olympian Built Up His Ability to Take On Adversity

Bouncing back from failure is a key skill for entrepreneurs – and one that takes practice.
Why I Sold My Subway Shops to Open a Smoothie Franchise
Franchise Players

Why I Sold My Subway Shops to Open a Smoothie Franchise

Linda Morgan reveals why she and her son-in-law Russ Rissman sold their Subway locations to open up 14 Tropical Smoothie Cafes.
The Best Careers for Your Personality Type (Infographic)
Personality

The Best Careers for Your Personality Type (Infographic)

Calling all introverts, extroverts, and everything in between: here's what your personality type says about what kind of job suits you best.
Why These Refugees Want to Bring Their Franchise to Vietnam
Franchise Players

Why These Refugees Want to Bring Their Franchise to Vietnam

Coming to the U.S. as refugees Van and Huy Phan already knew the power of hard work and taking risks when they opened their Goddard School location.
Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision
Joint Employer

Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision

Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.
After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, This Entrepreneur Decided to Go Into Business With His Dad
Franchise Players

After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, This Entrepreneur Decided to Go Into Business With His Dad

Nostalgic memories helped inspire Michael and Logan Moore decided to open a Ritter's Frozen Custard of their own.
McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees

With a new customizable burger platform and minimum wage on the agenda, McDonald's image revamp may end up costing franchisees.
Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success
Franchise Players

Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success

Business partners John Jarvis and Mike Confalone spill on the challenges and triumphs of running a TITLE Boxing Club.
McDonald's Takes a Cue From Chipotle With Latest Menu Change
Sustainability

McDonald's Takes a Cue From Chipotle With Latest Menu Change

The fast-food chain rolled out a new antibiotics policy in an effort to mend its reputation.
Vince Vaughn Is Now Appearing in Free, Cheesy Stock Images You Can Download
Photography

Vince Vaughn Is Now Appearing in Free, Cheesy Stock Images You Can Download

Getty Images teams up with the cast of the upcoming film 'Unfinished Business.'
How Getting Fit Inspired Me to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

How Getting Fit Inspired Me to Become a Franchisee

As a Get In Shape For Women franchisee, Leigh Hometh gets to help other women get healthy.
4 High-Tech Ways to Order Food That Didn't Exist Last Year
Mobile Payments

4 High-Tech Ways to Order Food That Didn't Exist Last Year

Smartwatches and beacons and telepathy, oh my!
IHOP Is Giving Away Free Pancakes for National Pancake Day
IHOP

IHOP Is Giving Away Free Pancakes for National Pancake Day

Get that free short stack.