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Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor is a staff writer for Entrepreneur.com.

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Subway to Remove Chemical From Sandwich Bread Following Blogger's Protest

Subway to Remove Chemical From Sandwich Bread Following Blogger's Protest

When it comes to fast food, this health blogger gets chains to make changes -- fast.
February 6, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: Franchising Gave This Young b.good Owner Real-World Experience

Franchise Players: Franchising Gave This Young b.good Owner Real-World Experience

When Bill Zolper opened a b.Good franchise, his years studying entrepreneurship were put to the test.
February 6, 2014 in Franchises
Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses.
February 6, 2014 in News and Trends
CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products

CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products

CVS is the first national pharmacy chain that will drop cigarettes and other tobacco products from its shelves -- a move that is estimated to cost the company $2 billion annually.
February 5, 2014 in Growth Strategies
Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Made Dumpsters a Family Business

Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Made Dumpsters a Family Business

James Spink wanted a job that allowed him to spend time with his wife and son. So, he joined the Bin There Dump That franchise family.
February 5, 2014 in Franchises
Are You a Good Leader? (Infographic)

Are You a Good Leader? (Infographic)

Running a small business requires strong and strategic leadership. Here are the skills you need to succeed today.
February 5, 2014 in Leadership
From Chipotle to Starbucks: 6 Chains That Do Mobile Apps Right

From Chipotle to Starbucks: 6 Chains That Do Mobile Apps Right

As Chipotle prepares to offer mobile payment, we take a look at six of the best mobile apps in the restaurant business.
February 5, 2014 in Franchises
Poll: What Was Your Favorite Super Bowl Commercial?

Poll: What Was Your Favorite Super Bowl Commercial?

Did you love Budweiser's puppies, or were you more excited for the 'Full House' reunion? Vote and let us know!
February 4, 2014 in Advertising
Budweiser's Puppies Win the Super Bowl Commercial Game

Budweiser's Puppies Win the Super Bowl Commercial Game

BudweiserÂ’s 'Puppy Love' commercial was voted the best of the Super Bowl by fans on Hulu AdZone.
February 3, 2014 in Advertising
Who Would Win the VC Super Bowl: Washington or Colorado? (Infographic)

Who Would Win the VC Super Bowl: Washington or Colorado? (Infographic)

As the Seahawks and the Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl, Washington and Colorado go head to head in venture capital activity.
February 1, 2014 in Venture Capital
We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

More than 87,000 people including celebs such as Ellen DeGeneres and Pamela Anderson have signed a petition asking McDonald's for a McVeggie.
February 1, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: A Complete Nutrition Franchisee on Learning to 'Be the Boss'

Franchise Players: A Complete Nutrition Franchisee on Learning to 'Be the Boss'

Ashley Olson's employers turned into her biggest cheerleaders when she was chosen by Complete Nutrition's owners to open her own franchise.
January 31, 2014 in Franchises
Chobani Can't Be Marketed as 'Greek Yogurt' in the U.K.

Chobani Can't Be Marketed as 'Greek Yogurt' in the U.K.

A British court ruled that Chobani can't call their product 'Greek yogurt' because it is made in the U.S.
January 31, 2014 in Business Management
Burger With A Side of Heroin? McDonald's Worker Found Selling Drugs in Happy Meals

Burger With A Side of Heroin? McDonald's Worker Found Selling Drugs in Happy Meals

A McDonald's employee in Pittsburgh was arrested for selling heroin to customers at the drive-thru.
January 30, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: The Sweet Success and Brand Support of a Cinnabon Franchisee

Franchise Players: The Sweet Success and Brand Support of a Cinnabon Franchisee

A Q&A with Miguel Di Costanzo on what happened when his hard work caught the eye of his 'Undercover Boss.'
January 30, 2014 in Franchises
Southern Hospitality: Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A and Others Open Doors to Snow-Stranded Drivers

Southern Hospitality: Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A and Others Open Doors to Snow-Stranded Drivers

As a snowstorm turned Georgia and Alabama into a scene out of a zombie movie, businesses lent a helping hand.
January 30, 2014 in Franchises
Everything Seems to Be Getting Worse for Company Behind Red Lobster, Olive Garden

Everything Seems to Be Getting Worse for Company Behind Red Lobster, Olive Garden

Darden Restaurants continues to struggle, cutting employees and dealing with investors who are challenging the company's decisions.
January 30, 2014 in Franchises
Why Are These Franchisees Ganging Up Against the Biofuel Industry?

Why Are These Franchisees Ganging Up Against the Biofuel Industry?

Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell franchisees are joining together on an unlikely issue: our nation's fuel supply.
January 29, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: An Auntie Anne's Franchisee on the Importance of Seeking Advice

Franchise Players: An Auntie Anne's Franchisee on the Importance of Seeking Advice

Eleazar Puente, an Auntie Anne's franchisee, answers questions on motivation, challenges of franchising and more.
January 28, 2014 in Franchises
Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

The burrito chain is releasing a four-part comedy series on Hulu next month that offers a satirical take on industrial farming.
January 28, 2014 in Advertising
Franchise Industry Finishes Strong in 2013 (Infographic)

Franchise Industry Finishes Strong in 2013 (Infographic)

The U.S. added 30,250 franchise jobs in December, bringing the 2013 total to a whopping 229,000.
January 25, 2014 in Franchises
Don't Panic: There Will Definitely Be Enough Chicken Wings for the Super Bowl

Don't Panic: There Will Definitely Be Enough Chicken Wings for the Super Bowl

With the biggest weekend for wings consumption looming, the chicken industry and restaurants are ready.
January 25, 2014 in Franchises
How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

Denny's stands out in social media by breaking the rules-- and posting photos of pugs in seas of ranch dressing.
January 21, 2014 in Franchises
Is This the Year Fast-Food Pizza Disappears?

Is This the Year Fast-Food Pizza Disappears?

Domino's and Pizza Hut are attempting to compete with fast-casual rookies by upping quality and revamping design.
January 18, 2014 in Franchises
Franchising for Entrepreneurs: An Entrepreneur Growth Conference Panel Preview

Franchising for Entrepreneurs: An Entrepreneur Growth Conference Panel Preview

From answering "why franchising?" to facing the future of the industry, here's what to expect at Entrepreneur's Growth Conference's franchising panel.
January 17, 2014 in Franchises
Chuck E. Cheese's Snags a Buyer

Chuck E. Cheese's Snags a Buyer

Apollo Global Management will buy Chuck E. Cheese's parent company for $54 per share.
January 16, 2014 in Franchises
What I Wish I'd Known Before I Franchised My Company

What I Wish I'd Known Before I Franchised My Company

Considering franchising your business? Start with these tips from four franchise founders.
January 16, 2014 in Franchises
Pizza Hut Wants a Bite of the By-the-Slice Business

Pizza Hut Wants a Bite of the By-the-Slice Business

For the first time ever, Pizza Hut is selling pizza by the slice in new stores, as well as rolling out digital menu boards and deck ovens.
January 15, 2014 in Franchises
How the Producer Behind 'Jersey Shore' Turned Her Life Into Reality TV

How the Producer Behind 'Jersey Shore' Turned Her Life Into Reality TV

SallyAnn Salsano has taken everything from bad first dates to partying at the Jersey Shore to become one of the most successful TV producers on air.
January 14, 2014 in Growing Your Business
Report: Franchise Establishments to Post Biggest Growth Since the Recession

Report: Franchise Establishments to Post Biggest Growth Since the Recession

The International Franchising Association predicts that franchise growth and job creation will outpace the wider economy in 2014.
January 14, 2014 in Franchises