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. 

For Millennial-Hungry Businesses, Food Festivals Aren't Fluff
Millennials

For Millennial-Hungry Businesses, Food Festivals Aren't Fluff

Here's how to use festivals as a tool to turn millennials into customers for life.
Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together
Franchise Players

Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together

Mike and Janine Callahan didn't realize how their skills could complement each other as business owners until they opened a Showhomes location.
Carl's Jr. Tests Pepperoni Pizza Fries, Which Are Exactly What They Sound Like
Fast Food

Carl's Jr. Tests Pepperoni Pizza Fries, Which Are Exactly What They Sound Like

Fries + cheese + pepperoni = profit?
McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger
McDonalds

McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger

As the fast-food chain dabbles in premium ingredients, it is adding sirloin burgers to the menu for a limited time.
The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It
Franchise Players

The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It

As a Sylvan Learning Center franchisee, Tony Brogan has learned how to guide an business dedicated to spreading knowledge.
Fast-Food Chain to Pay for the Wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King
Burger King

Fast-Food Chain to Pay for the Wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King

It only seems right that Burger King foot the bill for the wedding of Joel Burger and Ashley King after their engagement announcement went viral.
Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business
Franchise Players

Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business

Naomi Cotrone already had six years of experience in the in-home care industry prior to opening a Right at Home franchise.
5 Tips on Pitching Your Food Concept to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Tips on Pitching Your Food Concept to Investors

Insiders from Food Network's new show 'Food Fortunes' spill on how to make investors bite.
What This Former Pro Athlete and Entrepreneur Looks for When Building a Team
Team-building

What This Former Pro Athlete and Entrepreneur Looks for When Building a Team

In sports and in business, Jeremy Bloom says the most important trait of a team member is constructive leadership.
Becoming a Breakfast Chain's First Ever Franchisee
Franchise Players

Becoming a Breakfast Chain's First Ever Franchisee

Jason and Michele Serkin were fans for Famous Toastery before they became franchisees.
Are You Deducting Your Health-Care Expenses Properly?
Taxes

Are You Deducting Your Health-Care Expenses Properly?

Tax and legal expert Mark Kohler says small businesses need to know what their health-care options are or they won't get the proper writeoffs.
Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location
Chicken

Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location

Is the fast-casual-influenced Super Chix a Chick-fil-A knockoff or a serious contender?
An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets
April Fools Day

An April Fool's Day Prank Led This Burger Chain to Start Selling Milkshakes Made With Crickets

After receiving an enthusiastic response for the fictional Cricket Milkshake, Wayback Burgers decided to make the protein-rich prank a reality.
McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations

The pay hike will not directly impact workers at franchised locations, which comprise 90 percent of the chain's U.S. restaurants.