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. 

Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas
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Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas

The best place to learn how to host a grand opening? Vegas, baby.
This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance
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This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance

As two former Air Force officers, Bob and Barb Rusnak were drawn to Dickey's Barbecue Pit's veteran-friendly business model.
Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?
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Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?

Tipped workers are coming into the spotlight in the minimum wage debate, with Rhode Island considering tripling the minimum wage for those workers.
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How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise
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How This Immigrant Franchisee Tapped Into Walmart's Power to Grow His Beauty Franchise

When Irfan Ali realized that he could open Seva studios in Walmart locations, he was sold on the concept.
These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food
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These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food

A food truck legend and fine-dining restauranteur are trying to build a healthy restaurant that will truly compete with the fast-food biggies in terms of price and customers.
After Year-Long Ban, Tesla Is Back in New Jersey
Tesla

After Year-Long Ban, Tesla Is Back in New Jersey

The direct sales model triumphs in the Garden State.
How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight
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How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight

Today, Steve and Dennis Holzwarth are trying to spread the word about a Profile by Sanford location of their own.
Starbucks to Begin Testing Delivery in Seattle and New York City This Year
Starbucks

Starbucks to Begin Testing Delivery in Seattle and New York City This Year

Get ready to order coffee on your phone to be delivered fresh to your home.
Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout
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Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout

Franchise owners in Seattle are still on track to be grouped with large businesses under the city's new minimum wage law.
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The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise
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The Story Behind the Debut of This Potato-Centric Franchise

In 2011, Allen Dikker founded a fast-casual chain that is all about potatoes.
Why the Starbucks 'Race Together' Campaign Is Bad for Business
Starbucks

Why the Starbucks 'Race Together' Campaign Is Bad for Business

The coffee giant's latest plan is to have baristas begin conversations about race with customers, writing 'Race Together' on cups.
McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working
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McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.
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Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship
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Why This Chiropractor Chose the Franchised Path to Entrepreneurship

Brandon Pettke became only the eighth HealthSource franchisee in the world when he opened his franchise.
Egg Industry Taps Kevin Bacon as New Spokesperson
Eggs

Egg Industry Taps Kevin Bacon as New Spokesperson

Apparently, no one knows eggs better than Bacon.
Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast
Cupcakes

Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast

Marcus Lemonis is bringing a limited breakfast menu to select Crumbs locations.