Make America Great Again. Careful what you ask for.

Make America Great Again. Careful what you ask for.

Make America Great Again. Really? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 February 2017 Make America Great Again. Careful what you ask for. The lets’ Make America Great Again brand is a perfect example of a slogan. Not a brand. Slogans get repeated and brands are...
Global Branding Experts. How do you choose?

Global Branding Experts. How do you choose?

Branding in different cultures Global Branding Experts. How do you choose? Global Branding Experts Is there a difference between being global branding experts and developing unique brands in unique cultures? Global branding experts need more than just experience in...
How grocery chains can beat Walmart

How grocery chains can beat Walmart

How grocery chains can beat Walmart The key? Don’t copy Walmart The bad news for grocery chains is that they have become a cauldron of consolidation. The past few years have seen major grocery chains buying smaller competitors to forestall the Walmart takeover...
Selling insurance when people don’t want it

Selling insurance when people don’t want it

Selling insurance when people don’t want it People don’t like insurance companies, so what to do? Selling insurance has one of the single most difficult hurdles to overcome. How to convince audiences that they should buy something they believe they don’t...
The wasted dollars of product naming

The wasted dollars of product naming

The wasted dollars of product naming Stop the craziness Product naming is important. Brands should hold every business to a high standard of eliminating wasteful spending. For example, few industries are worse at spending money on foolish efforts than medical devices....
Office Depot, Staples merger and new CEOs

Office Depot, Staples merger and new CEOs

Office Depot, Staples merger and new CEOs What the new CEOs should do Changes are afoot among the office supply chains with both Office Depot and Staples looking for new CEOs. This comes on the heels of the expected Office Depot Staples merger between the two...
Insurance branding to create preference

Insurance branding to create preference

Insurance branding to create preference The purpose of insurance branding Any process of insurance branding includes questions about creating preference. How do we gain preference for our products when, basically, they are identical to that of the competition? How can...
American Fidelity. Rebranding insurance.

American Fidelity. Rebranding insurance.

American Fidelity. A case study in branding insurance. How we helped American Fidelity find the right brand promise American Fidelity is one of the leading providers of supplemental insurance and benefits, Specializing in auto dealerships, education, municipalities...
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...
Target turns to babies

Target turns to babies

Some time ago, we did a study on the various retailers, exposing the issues they were facing and what they could do to be more relevant again. The conclusion was that, among retailers that are basically alike and having trouble finding importance again, was that each...
The unique Buck Naked Underwear

The unique Buck Naked Underwear

The unique Buck Naked Underwear Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 November 2015 And now for something completely different When it comes to new and interesting branding, the last place you’d suspect to see something unique is in men’s underwear. Yet, over...
Beer Marketing and Differentiation

Beer Marketing and Differentiation

MARKET STUDY Beer Marketing Beer Marketing and Differentiation Beer Marketing — Growing Beer Market Share Introduction The following looks Beer marketing. And will give you a quick view of how Stealing Share operates and finds solutions. No branding project...