The NFL protests by its players risk disaster

The NFL protests by its players risk disaster

The NFL Protests Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 25 September 2017 NFL protests. The stakes are high. The NFL protests may be a danger to the US itself. What on earth is going on? Do you disagree with the NFL protests by many of the players? The ones where...
TD Ameritrade commercials miss the mark

TD Ameritrade commercials miss the mark

TD Ameritrade advertising Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 September 2017 TD Ameritrade Commercials  The power in TV commercials can vary. Sometimes they look to inform. Often they look to amuse. Many times they hope to raise awareness. Hopefully, they all...
Climate Change

Climate Change

Deny Climate Change Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 August 2016 Rethinking Climate Change Is everything in this world today political? Why is climate change a political issue? It is time that we realized that our political bent may very well blind all of...
Pepsi ad is offensive and embarrassing

Pepsi ad is offensive and embarrassing

Pepsi ad offensive and embarrassing Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 April 2017 It considers serious issues from only Pepsi’s point of view I saw the new Pepsi ad with Kendall Jenner. My first instinct was to dismiss it as just another failed attempt...
Peyton Manning the pitchman has not retired

Peyton Manning the pitchman has not retired

Peyton Manning the pitchman has not retired Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 August 2016 Peyton Manning the pitchman has not retired Football is about a month away, Peyton Manning is retired after winning the Super Bowl but he isn’t going anywhere. No, he’s...
Johnny Depp commercial ridiculous

Johnny Depp commercial ridiculous

Johnny Depp commercial ridiculous Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 21 December 2015 You want to punch Johnny Depp in the face Brands have used celebrities in their ads for ever believing it would raise awareness and meaning. So the Johnny Depp commercial for...
The scandals of Jared Fogle and Ashley Madison

The scandals of Jared Fogle and Ashley Madison

There are two brands in the news today and I can only imagine one of them coming out relatively unscathed. Former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle pled guilty to child pornography charges, while the website Ashley Madison was hacked, leading to a public outing of users...
Like a Bolt of Lightning: Usain Bolt Loses Marketability

Like a Bolt of Lightning: Usain Bolt Loses Marketability

Usain Bolt Usain Bolt Loses Marketability. Like a Bolt of Lightning.  Usain Bolt as a brand Usain Bolt. “And like that (poof) he is gone.” That’s a quote from one Roger Verbal Kint from the film “The Usual Suspects,” describing villain Keyser Soze, but it might apply...