Don’t have time to read? Try Audible.

Don’t have time to read? Try Audible.

Don’t have time to read? Try Audible. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 August 2016 You can still use Audible if you think reading is important I don’t mean for this to sound like an advertisement. But I’ll tell ya, this might sound pretty close. I...
The Barnes & Noble brand is being diluted

The Barnes & Noble brand is being diluted

The Barnes & Noble brand is being diluted Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 25 November 2014 Is it even a bookstore anymore? I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the closing of America’s bookstores has saddened me. Just like streaming music has...
The in-store experience of Barnes & Noble

The in-store experience of Barnes & Noble

One of the more interesting survivors of the technology age is Barnes & Noble, which still sells books – you know, the actual physical thing. The appearance of e-books along with the tablets that we read them on has destroyed many retailers, such as Borders....
The in-store experience of Barnes & Noble

The in-store experience of Barnes & Noble

In-store Expereince Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 November 2014 The in-store experience of Barnes & Noble In store experience. One of the more interesting survivors of the technology age is Barnes & Noble, which still sells books – you know, the...
Connection Is The Key To Winning The eReader Battle

Connection Is The Key To Winning The eReader Battle

Connection Is The Key To Winning The eReader Battle What E-readers should do to win   A while ago I decided to join the 21st century and buy an electronic book reader. It felt like a simpler solution to carrying War and Peace, Moby Dick and Les Miserables on every...

No question, Barnes & Noble is in trouble

What is wrong with Barnes & Noble? If you ask investors, they would tell you the bookseller has lost its importance because the market B&N served has changed. The way it buys and uses books has changed. They would say that Barnes & Noble is a dinosaur....

Goodbye, Barnes & Noble

There’s a touch of sadness with the realization that these are the final days of one of the great institutions in America, the bookstore. If you had missed the reports, Barnes & Noble is in deep trouble. The writing was on the wall with the recently exaggerated...

The Nook is dead

There’s an old adage I hold like a keepsake: “Desperate people do desperate things.” This lesson can be applied to companies as well. and the Nook is a prime example. In case you missed it, Barnes & Noble had a ridiculous Father’s Day sale with $120 off the NOOK...

A Barnes & Noble split means more work for the brand

Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio is making a bid to separate the company’s retail and online businesses. Question is, how will this effect the Barnes & Noble brand? Investors are clearly heartened by the announcement. Stock in the company jumped 17...
The Kindle Fire: Cost savings or weak brand?

The Kindle Fire: Cost savings or weak brand?

The Kindle Fire: Cost savings or weak brand? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 March 2013 Reducing the price of Kindle Fire HD means sales are slipping Amazon released its Kindle Fire HD last November and this week it slashed the price by $30. That’s...
The e-book concept of Legimi is smart and timely

The e-book concept of Legimi is smart and timely

The e-book concept of Legimi is smart and timely Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 January 2013 Legimi is promising but more competition is sure to come My shelves overflow with books. Problem is, I’ve run out of room to store them all. This practical need...