Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Staff Writer. Covers franchise-related trends and topics.

Kate Taylor is a staff writer cover franchises for Entrepreneur.com. Related areas of interest include chain restaurants, franchisee profiles and food trends. Get in touch with tips and feed back via email at ktaylor@entrepreneur.com or on Twitter at @Kate_H_Taylor. 

From Pro Football to Fitness Franchisee
Franchise Players

From Pro Football to Fitness Franchisee

Here's how this former NFL player became a Snap Fitness franchise owner.
Inside Pizza Hut's Radical Move to Double Its Menu
Pizza Hut

Inside Pizza Hut's Radical Move to Double Its Menu

The pizza chain just added a boatload of new menu items and revamped its website, logo and employee uniforms. Will franchisees be able to keep up with all the change?
Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns
Leadership

Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns

Interns triumphed over the publisher in a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns from magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.
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7-Eleven Is Giving Away a Franchise for Free
Veterans

7-Eleven Is Giving Away a Franchise for Free

If you are a veteran interested in franchising, you have until January to apply for 7-Eleven's free franchise giveaway contest.
Why This Startup Co-Founder Became a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why This Startup Co-Founder Became a Franchisee

One would think raising three kids and acting as CMO for a tech startup would be enough of a challenge, but Riza Ayson wanted more.
5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently
Black Friday

5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently

This year, stores are opening up shop earlier than ever on Black Friday. Check out how retail giants like Kmart, Walmart and Target are planning to start off the holiday sales season.
How I Opened a Franchise With My Future Father-in-Law
Franchise Players

How I Opened a Franchise With My Future Father-in-Law

At age 26, Paul Dalrymple decided to open a Buffalo's Cafe with a business partner who would eventually become his father-in-law. They now co-own five locations.
Burger King Launches the Ultimate Canadian Mashup: Poutine Topped With a Whopper
Burger King

Burger King Launches the Ultimate Canadian Mashup: Poutine Topped With a Whopper

The 880-calorie 'Poutine a la Burger' features poutine topped with chopped beef patties, mustard, ketchup and pickles.
Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards

The new reader is available for pre-sale, as the U.S. prepares to say goodbye to magnetic-stripe cards.
Why This Veteran Believes Military Training Made Him an Ideal Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why This Veteran Believes Military Training Made Him an Ideal Franchisee

Keith Orr says the principles he and other veterans learn in the military help make them ideal franchisees.
Family of Restaurateurs Sign On as Senior Care Franchisees
Franchise Players

Family of Restaurateurs Sign On as Senior Care Franchisees

The Savoie family serves their community through entrepreneurship, whether they are running restaurants or operating Executive Care franchises.
Starbucks, Hooters and 10 Other Chains Honoring Veterans With Deals
Veterans

Starbucks, Hooters and 10 Other Chains Honoring Veterans With Deals

A snapshot of the restaurant and retail chains that are serving up Veterans Day deals to those who have served our country.
This New USDA-Approved Potato Could Yield Less Carcinogenic Fries
Food Businesses

This New USDA-Approved Potato Could Yield Less Carcinogenic Fries

The supplier of McDonald's French Fries just got the green light from the Department of Agriculture to commercially plant genetically-modified potatoes that resists bruising and produces less of a chemical that may cause cancer when fried.
McDonald's Goes 12 Months Without U.S. Sales Growth; Execs Promise Customization and 'Convenient' Payments
McDonalds

McDonald's Goes 12 Months Without U.S. Sales Growth; Execs Promise Customization and 'Convenient' Payments

Even though McDonald's same-stores sales declined in October, the fast-food chain was able to beat analysts' expectations.
Why This Pastor and Father of 4 Opened Up a Sandwich Franchise
Franchise Players

Why This Pastor and Father of 4 Opened Up a Sandwich Franchise

Jerry Lewin discovered franchising as a new way to help people, while continuing his work as a pastor.