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, 19 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Franchise Players: How This Professor Became a Tutoring Franchisee After 19 years as a professor at the University of Portland, Dr. Mind Hsu turned his hobby of tutoring into a second career. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236620 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236620 Taco Bell Reveals Crappy-Looking Dollar Menu Over Snapchat On Monday, Taco Bell launched its first ever dollar menu, with advertising that looked as cheap as the tacos. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236589 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236589 Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO? Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236577 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236577 California Just Passed a Bill Granting Franchisees New Rights New California legislation makes it more difficult for franchisors to terminate franchise agreements and easier for franchisees to sell their locations. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236565 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236565 Franchise Players: From Customer to Franchisee at an Automotive Franchise After finding himself out of a job, Eddie Warren turned his automotive skills and love for cars into a career. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236553 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236553 Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries Many Burger King franchisees are dropping the lower calorie fries after less than a year on the menu. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236515 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236515 Franchise Players: Army Vet Finds a New Team as a Marco's Pizza Multi-Unit Franchisee Returning to civilian life, Joe Walker found both comradery and a commitment to integrity in franchising. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236514 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236514 Chick-fil-A Finally Enters the Fast-Food Coffee Battle Watch out, Starbucks: Chick-fil-A is upping its breakfast game by putting a specialty-grade coffee on the menu. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236483 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236483 Franchise Players: How This Couple Helped a New Orleans Franchise Expand in Arizona After moving from Texas to Arizona, this young couple decided to open up the first Painting with a Twist franchise in the state. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236467 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236467 Nostalgia-Hungry Millennials Convince Burger King to Bring Back Chicken Fries Chicken Fries are making a triumphant return at Burger King, two years after being taken off the menu. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236439 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236439 Franchise Players: Go-Getter Franchisee on Opening a BYOB Painting and Wine Franchise This mother of twins wanted to open her own business, but nothing clicked until she discovered Bottle & Bottega. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236438 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236438 Franchise Players: From International Entrepreneur to Fro-Yo Franchisee Brian Trager had worked everywhere from Costa Rica to Vietnam before opening up several Menchie's Frozen Yogurt locations in upstate New York. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236376 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236376 Ex-Subway Franchisee Concocts a Bizarre $35 Million Blackmail Plot A leaked video, a disgruntled former franchisee and questions regarding Subway's healthiness set a strange blackmail scheme into motion. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236356 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236356 Wendy's Wants to Go Big in Canada After a decade of stagnation, Wendy's is planning to add over 100 new restaurants in Canada and sell nearly all of its company-owned Canadian restaurants to franchisees. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236351 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236351 Franchise Players: Why I Chose a Franchise Instead of a 'Mom and Pop' Shop Want to make it big? Look into owning a franchise instead of opening up your own business, says this property management franchisee. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236339 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236339 Franchisees Seek Injunction to Halt Minimum-Wage Hike in Seattle The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236293 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236293 Fatburger Debuts Its Version of the Double Down Taking a page from KFC, Fatburger doubles the meat, holds the buns with this new, high-protein offering. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236268 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236268 McDonald's Tests a 60-Second Drive-Thru Guarantee In a bid to speed up service, McDonald's is promising customers in South Florida free food if they don't get their meals served up in under a minute. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236258 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236258 Franchise Players: How a Travel-Loving Cosmetologist Became a Franchisee For Maria Tilton, a love for travel became a career when she invested in a Cruise Planners franchise. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236249 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236249 P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants The Asian-themed restaurant chain revealed the breach affected 33 locations across 16 states. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236216 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236216 Franchise Players: This Corporate Employee Put Her Money Where Her Mouth Was and Bought a Franchise This Shula Burger executive always wanted to own her own business. So, she opened her own Shula Burger franchise while still serving as director of marketing for the chain. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236204 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236204 Hotel Says $500 Fine on Negative Yelp Reviews Was a Joke Angry Yelpers turned on a hotel after an article claimed the hotel fined newlyweds for guests' negative online reviews. Now, the hotel claims it was all a misunderstanding. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236175 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236175 Franchise Players: Why We Chose a Childcare Franchise Steve and Stefani Kulawik talk about the challenges and triumphs of opening a family business that reflects their values. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236156 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236156 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