Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Reporter

Kate Taylor is a reporter at Business Insider. She was previously a reporter at Entrepreneur. Get in touch with tips and feedback on Twitter at @Kate_H_Taylor. 

Today Is the Luckiest Day of the Year (Astrologically Speaking)
Luck

Today Is the Luckiest Day of the Year (Astrologically Speaking)

Making a business deal or announcing a new entrepreneurial venture? According to astrologist Susan Miller, you should schedule it on Aug. 26, 2015.
A McWhopper Proposal From Burger King Takes McDonald's by Surprise
Competition

A McWhopper Proposal From Burger King Takes McDonald's by Surprise

Burger King wants the two chains to put aside their differences to create a mega burger for a good cause.
How This Couple Went From Customers to Franchisees
Franchise Players

How This Couple Went From Customers to Franchisees

After a great experience with DirectBuy, David and Kathie Weishaar decided to become franchisees themselves.
How I Bought My First Franchise With a Tax Refund
Franchise Players

How I Bought My First Franchise With a Tax Refund

Coffee News' affordability was what first drew Lisa Shaw to the franchise.
Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 New Workers in Just One Day
Hiring

Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 New Workers in Just One Day

Chipotle's first ever national career day will be held Sept. 9.
Tapping Into My Creativity as a Bottle & Bottega Franchisee
Franchise Players

Tapping Into My Creativity as a Bottle & Bottega Franchisee

After 15 years in the financial services industry, Twylla Bell was ready for a career that allowed her to explore her creative side.
Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle to Plead Guilty to Sex With Minors, Child Porn
Subway

Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle to Plead Guilty to Sex With Minors, Child Porn

The former spokesman for the sandwich chain is expected to accept a plea deal on Wednesday.
Why Painting Is Personal for These Franchisees
Franchise Players

Why Painting Is Personal for These Franchisees

Here's how Jeremy and Jennifer Rhett's 15 years in franchising allowed them to found a non-profit organization.
How Siri Saved a Man's Life
iPhone

How Siri Saved a Man's Life

An 18-year-old in Tennessee used his iPhone to call 911 -- hands free -- while trapped under his truck.
Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone as a Beef Jerky Outlet Franchisee
Franchise Players

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone as a Beef Jerky Outlet Franchisee

Steven and Dana Crane's only regret about becoming franchisees is that they didn't take the plunge sooner.
Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Finally Be Made With Real Pumpkin
Starbucks

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Finally Be Made With Real Pumpkin

The PSL is actually living up to its name.
Soylent Refutes Claims That It Contains Dangerous Levels of Lead and Cadmium
Soylent

Soylent Refutes Claims That It Contains Dangerous Levels of Lead and Cadmium

The food replacement company says that it does not have unusual levels of heavy metals, as an environmental campaign group prepares to take legal action.
From Subway's Jared to Bill Cosby: How Do You Make Hiring a Spokesperson Worth the Risk?
Marketing Bootcamp

From Subway's Jared to Bill Cosby: How Do You Make Hiring a Spokesperson Worth the Risk?

In an era when scandals spread like wildfire, company spokespeople can go from the face of your company to a major liability.
For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient
Tastemakers

For Hard Rock Cafe's Executive Chef, Authenticity Is the Key Ingredient

In his 21 years at the chain, chef Russell Booth has mixed food with rock and roll.
Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato
Entrepreneurs

Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato

An entrepreneur in Texas has made a business out of shipping potatoes inscribed with anonymous messages.