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. 

How the Navy Prepared Me for Franchising
Franchise Players

How the Navy Prepared Me for Franchising

Curt Maier's background as a nuclear naval submarine officer gave him the skills needed as a Murphy Business Northwest franchisee.
Ruth's Chris Sends Cease and Desist to Parody Indian Steakhouse Pop-Up
Copyrights

Ruth's Chris Sends Cease and Desist to Parody Indian Steakhouse Pop-Up

Ruth Krishna's Tandoori Steakhouse has been renamed Randy Krishna's for David Chang's satiric one-night pop-up restaurant event.
The Story of How McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Came to Be
McDonalds

The Story of How McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Came to Be

The fast-food chain will roll out breakfast nationally on Oct. 6.
11 Chains That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)
Delivery

11 Chains That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)

Your favorite restaurants are making it all too easy to get your fast-food (and fast-casual) fix.
The Business Secrets of the Largest Hardee's Franchisee in Florida
Franchise Players

The Business Secrets of the Largest Hardee's Franchisee in Florida

Jack Kemp believes he learned more in the Army than at Harvard Business School.
One of the Most Famous Logos in the World Just Got a Makeover
Google

One of the Most Famous Logos in the World Just Got a Makeover

Google has, once again, redesigned its logo.
Gluten-Free, Organic or GMO-Free: What Matters Most to Fast-Casual Customers?
Fast Casual Restaurants

Gluten-Free, Organic or GMO-Free: What Matters Most to Fast-Casual Customers?

According to a Zagat survey, trendy bragging points are less important to customers than things like made-to-order food and cleanliness.
The Journey from Citibank to a Garage Flooring Franchise
Franchise Players

The Journey from Citibank to a Garage Flooring Franchise

Michael Iannuccilli left the world of corporate finance to become a Global Garage Flooring and Design franchisee.
At This New Fast-Food Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Almost Zero
Fast Food

At This New Fast-Food Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Almost Zero

Eatsa opens today in San Francisco, serving up quinoa bowls without a visible employee presence.
Taco Shop Gives 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient the Keys to the Kitchen
Food Businesses

Taco Shop Gives 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient the Keys to the Kitchen

The pint-sized chef turned Babalu into 'Eden's Taco Shop' for a one-day fundraiser.
Iced Coffee Challenge: How Do Fast-Food Restaurants Measure Up to Coffee Chains?
Coffee

Iced Coffee Challenge: How Do Fast-Food Restaurants Measure Up to Coffee Chains?

In a blind taste test, our team of testers sampled iced coffees from a number of businesses including McDonald's, Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?
Joint Employer

Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?

The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.
Instagram Photos and Videos No Longer Need to Be Square
Instagram

Instagram Photos and Videos No Longer Need to Be Square

It's an end of an Insta-era.
How an Accidental Email Sent to 33,000 People Created a 'Reply All' Nightmare
Email

How an Accidental Email Sent to 33,000 People Created a 'Reply All' Nightmare

Hundreds of emails were sent, many begging others to stop replying all.
How a Long Wait in Line Made This Franchisee Understand Demand and Provide a Solution
Franchise Players

How a Long Wait in Line Made This Franchisee Understand Demand and Provide a Solution

While waiting for a blowout, Hiedeh Honari realized that San Francisco could use more blow dry bars. So, she took action.