Kate Taylor

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Franchise Players

Entrepreneurial Lessons From Nearly 50 Years in the Pizza Business

In 1966, Bill Walsh started working at Pizza Hut for less than a dollar per hour and unlimited beer refills. Today, he's the president of a company that owns 106 restaurants.
Franchise Players

This Police Officer Spends His Off-Duty Hours Working as a Cleaning Franchisee

Eric Freeman's biggest challenge as a Maid Right franchisee is finding balance in his busy life.
Acquisitions

Lagunitas IPA Founder Cites Nietzsche in Blog Post About Heineken Deal

Heineken has acquired a 50 percent stake in craft brewer Lagunitas.
Starbucks

18 Must-Have Products for People Who Love Pumpkin Spice

The pumpkin spice obsession has spread far beyond Starbucks, finding its way into cereals, yogurts and Cliff Bars.
Franchise Players

Why I Franchised KLA Schools

Education and entrepreneurship are part of Roberto Ortega's family legacy.
Vending Machines

There's Now a Vending Machine That Dispenses Hot French Fries

The machine was created by entrepreneurs and students in the Netherlands.
KFC

7 Things You Didn't Know About the Real Colonel Sanders

As KFC's ad campaign brings the Colonel back from the dead, it ignores some of Sanders' complexities that made him so interesting.
Alcohol

Guinness Minus the Alcohol? It's Now for Sale in Indonesia.

While Indonesians sip on Guinness Zero, the company has no plans to bring the beverage to Ireland.
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.
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.
McDonald's

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

The fast-food chain will roll out breakfast nationally on Oct. 6.
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.
Google

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

Google has, once again, redesigned its logo.
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.
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.