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 This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire
Shark Tank

How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire

Following a $275,000 investment from Lori Greiner on Shark Tank, Bantam Bagels is taking on wholesale and online, while maintaining its NYC bagel shop.
Getting Into the Growing Business of Fast-Casual Pizza
Franchise Players

Getting Into the Growing Business of Fast-Casual Pizza

Jeff Burrill had a feeling that Pizza Studio was about to take off – and he was right. This year, the franchise is opening 100 new locations.
7 Questions to Consider When Setting Goals for Your Team (Infographic)
Goals

7 Questions to Consider When Setting Goals for Your Team (Infographic)

Your team's objectives aren't always the same as your personal goals. Here's how to handle planning for a group.
Why I Became a Franchisee After Retiring From the NFL
Franchise Players

Why I Became a Franchisee After Retiring From the NFL

After six years playing professional football, Power Train franchising provided Adam Terry the structure he needed as he began his career as a franchisee.
GE Reveals a Fridge That Serves Up Piping Hot Coffee
Coffee

GE Reveals a Fridge That Serves Up Piping Hot Coffee

Forget getting ice from your fridge. Check out this video of a refrigerator that uses Keurig K-cups to deliver your caffeine fix.
Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding
Funding

Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding

'We will make food so cheap only the rich will cook,' says Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart regarding the investment.
What I Have Learned as a Coupon Magazine's First Ever Franchisee
Franchise Players

What I Have Learned as a Coupon Magazine's First Ever Franchisee

Don Grindle left corporate America to become the first person to buy a Money Pages franchise.
Business Travelers Are Expensing More Uber Rides Than Ever
Uber

Business Travelers Are Expensing More Uber Rides Than Ever

A new report shows corporate travelers are increasingly relying on the ridesharing service, posing a threat to both traditional taxi and rental-car companies.
Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant
Food Businesses

Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant

A restaurant in central China is offering free meals to the 50 most beautiful customers who walk through the doors every day, as judged by a panel of local plastic surgeons.
Chipotle Stops Selling Pork at Hundreds of Locations After Supplier Violates the Chain's Animal-Welfare Standards
Chipotle

Chipotle Stops Selling Pork at Hundreds of Locations After Supplier Violates the Chain's Animal-Welfare Standards

The burrito chain suspended purchases from a major pork supplier after an audit revealed it had failed to comply with Chipotle's standards for treatment of animals.
How I Went From Working at State Farm to Running My Own Insurance Franchise
Franchise Players

How I Went From Working at State Farm to Running My Own Insurance Franchise

Chris Cole saw a career-boosting opportunity with Brightway Insurance to open an independent insurance agency.
Soon, a Third of U.S. Pizza Huts Will Sell Gluten-Free Pizza
Pizza Hut

Soon, a Third of U.S. Pizza Huts Will Sell Gluten-Free Pizza

As the gluten-free movement grows, the chain is jumping on the bandwagon with a pizza that is certified gluten-free.
3 Ways Brands Are Marketing Nostalgia in the Age of Throwback Thursday
Nostalgia

3 Ways Brands Are Marketing Nostalgia in the Age of Throwback Thursday

You know you're a '90s kid if companies are trying to win you over through memories of your childhood.
Franchising When Subway Is Your Family Business
Franchise Players

Franchising When Subway Is Your Family Business

Keshuv Aggarwal's family own and operates more than 50 Subway restaurants. Here's why he expanded into the chicken wing business.
Judge Rules Against Joint Employer Responsibility in Minimum Wage Case
Franchisees

Judge Rules Against Joint Employer Responsibility in Minimum Wage Case

A California judge ruled that only Massage Envy franchisees – not the corporate franchisor – are responsible for wage violations, in contrast to recent National Labor Relations Board decisions.