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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:20:00 GMT This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It In an ice-cream innovation that seems straight out of Willy Wonka, a Spanish physicist-turned-chef is serving up scoops that change color as you eat them. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236142 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236142 Burger King's Profit Sizzles Burger King's emphasis on opening new restaurants is paying off, as the chain beat expectations in the second quarter. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236135 Franchise Players: Childhood Memories Become a Career for This Sandwich Shop Franchisee Jennifer Burnett brought a slice of her parents' East Coast childhood to Texas, opening up a Capriotti's Sandwich Shop. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236116 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236116 KFC and Pizza Hut Struggle in China Following Expired-Meat Scandal As KFC and Pizza Hut's same-store sales slip in China, parent company Yum is worried about long-term consumer confidence in the brands. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:44:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236099 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236099 Franchise Players: Never Stop Marketing This franchising couple see every moment as a chance to advertise their franchise. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236093 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236093 The 9 Highest Calorie Meals from Your Favorite Chain Restaurants Can you guess which chain took the cake for the most calorie-rich food offering? Hint: It has a 2,780 calorie French toast dish. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/236079 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/236079 Franchise Players: Why We Turned Our Independent Business Into a Franchised Location These College Hunks Hauling Junk franchisors tried to open up a pilot location for a new franchise concept, before converting the location into a Two Maids & A Mop franchised unit. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236042 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236042 Mrs. Fields and TCBY Are Rising From the Ashes, Hand in Hand Through dual branding and an in-store ecommerce business, the two sweet sister brands are hoping to cash in on a new type of franchise. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236028 Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer' The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' – a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236045 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236045 Darden CEO Steps Down Amid Investor Battle Clarence Otis announced his departure from the parent company of Olive Garden on the same day the company completed the sale of Red Lobster. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236027 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236027 Red Lobster Completes Sale, Revamps Food Presentation Now that Golden Gate Capital has acquired Red Lobster from Darden Restaurants, the seafood chain is trying to emphasize its quality. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236013 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236013 Jamba Juice Is Going On a Serious Franchisee Recruitment Spree With new franchise initiatives, the smoothie chain wants to almost double its number of franchised locations in the next five years. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235983 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235983 Franchise Players: After Tragedy, a Son Takes Over as Franchisee When his father died, it was Mark Calis's turn to step up as co-owner of a Minuteman Press with his mother. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235971 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235971 With Investors Hungry for Fast-Casual Chicken, El Pollo Loco Makes Strong Public Debut Shares of the Mexican-style chicken franchise were off to a strong start on their first day of trading. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235952 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235952 Franchise Players: We Were Planet Fitness's First Franchisees. Now, We Own 22 Locations. Over the last decade, Eric Dore and Shane McGuiness have seen Planet fitness grow from a regional fitness chain to an 800-plus location franchise. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235932 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235932 Dunkin' Sales Disappoint as Same-Store Sales Drag The company missed expectations due to weak sales at Dunkin' Donuts in the U.S. and Baskin-Robbins' struggles abroad. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235924 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235924 Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235895 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235895 Franchise Players: Hiring the Right People Is the Hardest Part After 30 years in the corporate world, Skip Wyatt decided it was time to create jobs instead of finding ways to eliminate them. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235897 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235897 The Restaurants Business Travelers Love the Most (Infographic) Chick-fil-A and Chipotle are two of the hottest brands in food right now. Here's how they're cashing in on travelers' tastes. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235889 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235889 Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235874 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235874 Franchise Players: A Military Veteran and Leukemia Survivor Embraces Life as a Franchisee After 10 years in the Marines and a bout with leukemia, this franchisee decided she wanted to be an entrepreneur. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235872 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235872 Why Domino's Latest Ad Was a Smart, If Unintentional, Marketing Play Domino's ad for Specialty Chicken features a reference to a failed cookie pizza just as Pizza Hut rolled out a cookie pizza of its own. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235860 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235860 Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235839 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235839 Franchise Players: Learning to Manage Entry-Level Employees Devang and Chaitali Kothari didn't realize that the biggest challenge in franchising would be learning to be good managers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235811 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235811 Franchise Players: What This Franchisee Power Couple Has Learned in Two Decades of Entrepreneurship After taking a leap of faith 22 years ago, Susan and Dan Manwaring have opened 14 Batteries Plus Bulbs stores. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:23:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235801 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235801 New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235798 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235798 You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic) Businesses owned by women are booming in the South. Check out this infographic to see how your state matches up. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235758 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235758 Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon Entrepreneurs' drive to be on the edge of innovation is leading to a new market for super-food slurries that aim to revolutionize eating as we know it. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235645 Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235706 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235706 Franchise Players: An Advertising 'Mad Man' Takes On In-Home Care Franchising Ken Kuck explains how he and his wife became franchisees in the space. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235697 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235697