Nintendo Super Mario Run a failure?

Nintendo Super Mario Run a failure?

Nintendo Super Mario Run a failure? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 January 2017 Is it a simple fix? I am not much of a video gamer. What I am is a brand enthusiast. Moreover, I am intrigued when a brand whiffs badly. And Nintendo Super Mario Run is doing...
Super Mario Run unavailable for Android

Super Mario Run unavailable for Android

Super Mario Run unavailable for Android Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 December 2016 Super Mario Run is just another issue for Android. Super Mario Run won’t be available for Android, as if the news couldn’t get any worse for Samsung and its...
AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge

AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge

AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 December 2016 The AT&T Time Warner merger could change everything. The proposed AT&T Time Warner merger is now being considered by a Senate panel. And the companies’ CEOs...
Microsoft Surface a true threat to the iPad

Microsoft Surface a true threat to the iPad

Microsoft Surface and the iPad Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 November 2016 Microsoft Surface a true threat to the iPad A funny thing has happened of late. The Microsoft Surface has re-emerged as a serious threat to Apple’s iPad. I realize this is...
Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard disaster

Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard disaster

Samsung is on fire Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 October 2016 Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard disaster The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall because of the Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard has me thinking. What if any long term effect could this Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard...
Google products are interesting but not different

Google products are interesting but not different

Google products are interesting but not different Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 6 October 2016 Google’s advantage is its brand Let me be the first to admit that Google’s new line of technology looks pretty sweet. My interest is piqued when new...
Remembering the great Steve Jobs

Remembering the great Steve Jobs

Remembering the great Steve Jobs Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 October 2016   Steve Jobs understood brand better than anyone   Today marks the fifth anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death. If you are like me, it is amazing that it has been that...
Arnold Palmer, a pioneer and a dealer in hope

Arnold Palmer, a pioneer and a dealer in hope

Arnold Palmer, a pioneer and a dealer in hope Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 September 2016 He was a giant in many areas It doesn’t take a brand strategist to figure out the appeal of Arnold Palmer. He was one of us. Before Palmer, golf was a sport for...
The Apple AirPods won’t succeed

The Apple AirPods won’t succeed

The Apple AirPods won’t succeed Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 September 2016 The Apple AirPods — More than just new. Apple AirPods are the price Apple pays for innovation. The problem is that I don’t want to pay that $159 price for the new Apple...
Apple Sirius XM would be a bad fit

Apple Sirius XM would be a bad fit

Apple Sirius XM would be a bad fit Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 29 August 2016 Apple doesn’t even need Sirius XM The battle over market share in the automobile industry will be fought over technology, according to a study by Nielsen. With that in...
Why are we slow to adopt the Apple Watch?

Why are we slow to adopt the Apple Watch?

A funny thing has happened to my family members of late – they won’t go anywhere without their Apple Watches. Me, I still don’t have one. (I am a fervent collector of antique pocket watches, and won’t leave home without one.) But that doesn’t mean I haven’t noticed...
A market study in the era of Peak TV

A market study in the era of Peak TV

Peak TV A market study in the era of Peak TV The winners and losers of Peak TV, and what Apple TV can do about it We are living in the world of Peak TV, a term coined by FX President John Landgraf a few years ago – and he was right in many ways. We are living in an...