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. 

The Secret Menu Items at Your Favorite Restaurant Chains
Franchises

The Secret Menu Items at Your Favorite Restaurant Chains

Here's what you should be ordering that isn't on the menu at Chipotle, Starbucks and Taco Bell.
What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising
Franchise Players

What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising

Brendan Ryan believes that military and police personnel are perfectly prepared for the franchise industry.
Chipotle Just Put an Official Price on Its Most Famous Secret Menu Item
Chipotle

Chipotle Just Put an Official Price on Its Most Famous Secret Menu Item

Many locations used to ring up the off-menu 'quesarito' as a regular burrito. Now, all locations will charge an extra $3.50.
The Benefits of Being a Company's Executive, Franchisee and Customer
Franchise Players

The Benefits of Being a Company's Executive, Franchisee and Customer

Nicole Carr wears many hats at Little Sunshine's Playhouse.
Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million
Ready To Launch

Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million

The company is trying to make buying a used car online as easy as buying a pair of shoes.
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft
Minimum Wage

Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft

Officials say that the owner of nine Papa John's locations failed to properly pay employees minimum wage and overtime.
I Became a Franchisee So I Could Be My Own Boss
Franchise Players

I Became a Franchisee So I Could Be My Own Boss

Business lessons from the owner of Wing Stop, Dunkin' Donuts and Papa John's restaurants.
Chipotle Is Giving Away Free Burritos to Any Customer Who Plays This Online Game
Chipotle

Chipotle Is Giving Away Free Burritos to Any Customer Who Plays This Online Game

Starting July 21, the burrito chain is launching 'Friend or Faux?' to take aim at its competition and give customers the chance to win free Chipotle for a year.
Franchisees

Franchise Industry Resolves California Conflict, Paving the Way for Law Protecting Franchisee Rights

The IFA agreed to drop its opposition to a bill backed by franchisee and labor organizations.
Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business 'Clicks'
Franchise Players

Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business 'Clicks'

Don't expect immediate entrepreneurial success when you open a franchise, says Darren Williams.
FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus
Regulations

FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus

There's still confusion on what adding calorie counts will actually mean for many food establishments.
Are Sleepy Employees Hurting Your Business? (Infographic)
Radicals & Visionaries

Are Sleepy Employees Hurting Your Business? (Infographic)

When you don't get enough sleep, your work suffers. Here's how.
How Taylor Swift Changed Another Tech Company's Policy
Radicals & Visionaries

How Taylor Swift Changed Another Tech Company's Policy

A $50,000 donation from T. Swift inspired GoFundMe to increase its donation limit – a move that will probably only affect millionaires.
Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike
Chipotle

Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike

As San Francisco becomes an even pricier place to do business, it's becoming more expensive to buy burritos.