Entrepreneur: Latest from Kate Taylor http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:33:00 GMT California Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Expand Franchisee Rights Franchisors and franchisees are divided over the veto of a California bill that would make it more difficult to terminate franchise agreements. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237951 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237951 How These Parents Went From Sleepless Nights to Pitching a Million-Dollar Business on 'Shark Tank' The founders of Sleeping Baby invented the Zipadee-Zip out of necessity. But their 'Shark Tank' pitch was the result of more than two years of hard work. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237941 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237941 Franchise Players: A Franchising Power Couple on Making Tough Decisions This husband-wife duo doesn't believe there is such thing as working too hard, as co-franchisees of two BrightStar Care franchises. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237938 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237938 Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout JAB Holding is taking the bagel company Einstein Noah private for the price of $20.25 per share. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237915 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237915 Franchise Players: From Translator to Franchisee at a Tax Franchise Dulce Cuevas has worked nearly every position possible at Liberty Tax: translator, bilingual tax preparer, tax school instructor, manager and finally multi-unit franchisee. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237877 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237877 There's Now a Crowdfunding Campaign for a Permanent Cat Café in NYC Good news for cat lovers: a cat sanctuary and tea house is trying to open in NYC, if it can raise $65,000 in startup funds. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237853 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237853 Flat Year for Fast-Food Is Bad News for the Restaurant Business While fine dining visits were up 3 percent from last year, quick-service restaurants fell flat. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237837 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237837 'Bash' Bug Could Be Bigger Than Heartbleed A new security flaw has been uncovered that could impact everything from your personal Mac computer to enormous company servers. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237825 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237825 You Never Thought Social Media Could Look Like This Artists have created an installation that allows us to see social-media sentiment in the physical, real world. It’s so weird you have to see it for yourself. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237820 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237820 Another Hack: Jimmy John's Is the Latest Chain to Suffer a Data Breach Approximately 216 Jimmy John's stores have been affected in the latest of a growing number of hacking incidents. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:44:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237804 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237804 With Soda Sales Down Anyway, Coke and Pepsi Vow to Promote Healthier Drinks At the Clinton Global Initiative, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper pledged to cut beverage calories by one-fifth in the next decade. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:58:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237780 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237780 Franchise Players: From Waiting Tables to Running a Healthy Vending Machine Franchise After working his way up from waiter to franchise owner at Outback Steakhouse, Cecil Tyrell Whisenton decided to try his hand at healthy vending franchising. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237767 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237767 Franchise Industry Strikes Back at NLRB's 'Joint Employer' Decision The NLRB's recent ruling has the potential to tear the franchise model apart at the seams. So, franchisors and franchisees are taking action. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237759 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237759 'We Don't Give a Sh*t About Gluten Free': A Restaurant Owner Gets Bold With Customers A San Francisco chef is tired of catering to hard-to-satisfy customers. So, he's telling picky patrons to go buy dinner elsewhere. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237750 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237750 Franchise Players: A Layoff Leads to a New Job as Franchisee Kevin Ortner became Renters Warehouse first franchisee because he believed the young company could bring something fresh to the industry. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237733 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237733 3 Out of 4 Negative Tweets Happen While Customers Are Still Inside the Restaurant Social media provides a new way to deal with disgruntled customers before they even finish eating. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237710 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237710 Starbucks Tests Coffee That Tastes Like Beer Forget Pumpkin Spiced Lattes. Starbucks's newest beverage is closer in taste to Guinness. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237706 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237706 Franchise Players: A Junk Franchise That Only Sells to Veteran Franchisees JDog Junk Removal has one big prerequisite for every potential franchisee: they must be a military veteran. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237676 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237676 Fast-Food Giants' Top Cheese Supplier Embroiled in Shocking Animal Abuse Scandal Animal rights activists released a graphic video showing workers whipping, kicking and punching cows at a farm responsible for the cheese at Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa John's. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237672 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237672 Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware Home Depot's cyberattack put 56 million credit cards at risk, significantly more than Target's breach. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237650 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237650 Franchise Players: Why a Fro-Yo Franchise Was the Right Fit for This Single Mother of Six Looking for a way to support her six kids as a single mom, Nusha Pelicano discovered Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt by chance. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237624 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237624 Taco Bell's New Sister Restaurant Apologizes for 'Communist' Logo Vietnamese sandwich concept Banh Shop promises to change its logo after Vietnamese-Americans called out Taco Bell's parent company for the red star design. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237600 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237600 Franchise Players: Finding a Franchise With a 'Family' Feel When Nathan Coombs retired from the military, DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen's company culture convinced him that the franchise was the right fit. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237572 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237572 The 'FOMO Epidemic' and Why It Matters to Millennial-Hungry Businesses Nearly 70 percent of millennials experience 'fear of missing out' – and it's influencing their purchasing decisions. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237566 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237566 FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed FedEx and UPS are looking ahead to a busy holiday season as ecommerce thrives. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237561 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237561 Franchise Players: Franchising Instead of 'Reinventing the Wheel' Even though Steve Ferguson works with an established concept as a U.S. Lawns franchisee, his relationship building skills have helped him land $1 million in annual billings. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237555 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237555 Overexposure to Food Ads Can Make You Lose Your Appetite Food porn no more? A new study shows that when people actually ate a snack after studying dozens of pictures of food they enjoyed it less. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237535 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237535 New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal Your right to write angry Yelp reviews may soon become law. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237526 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237526 Franchise Players: The Confusing Realities of Regulation When Paul Danylik opened up an ice cream franchise, he knew he'd have to deal with regulation. He just didn't know how much. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237466 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237466 Do You Let Employees Show Their Tattoos? Starbucks Doesn't - But That May Change. As Starbucks considers revising its visible tattoo ban, we ask you: Do you think tattoos are important self-expression or unprofessional in the workplace? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237430 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237430