Sears Amazon. Amazon is the old Sears Roebuck.

Sears Amazon. Amazon is the old Sears Roebuck.

Amazon is the new Sears Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 February 2017 Sears Amazon. Amazon is the old Sears Roebuck. I’ll explain the Roebuck part of Sears Roebuck in a minute. Yesterday, I happened upon a song while driving home from the office. It was...
Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy’s. Already dead. Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business. Are Sears and Macy’s in the throes of a death struggle? The problem with Sears and Macy’s won’t be solved with store consolidation, liquidation or closures. And the problem is...
Department Store Rebranding: Mandatory

Department Store Rebranding: Mandatory

A Rebranding Strategy for Department Stores Department Store Rebranding: Mandatory Why talk about department store rebranding? Because the department store market and the retail industry needs a complete reset (read a detailed market study of the entire retail...
Macy’s declines in importance. Tip of the iceberg.

Macy’s declines in importance. Tip of the iceberg.

Macy’s declines in importance. Tip of the iceberg. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 25 November 2016 It’s only a matter of time Macy’s declines in market share and revenue because department stores are holding onto a model of the market that no...
Retailers must rethink the in-store experience

Retailers must rethink the in-store experience

Retailers must rethink the in-store experience Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 November 2015 But it will take more than that for many to survive The Christmas shopping season is upon us as the traditional Black Friday after Thanksgiving shopping day seems...
Amazon wins Christmas

Amazon wins Christmas

Brick and mortar lost Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 January 2015 Amazon wins Christmas The final sales from the holiday shopping season won’t be officially in for a month, but one thing is for sure: Amazon came out the clear winner. Big surprise. (Insert...
The Black Friday holiday isn’t really one

The Black Friday holiday isn’t really one

The Black Friday holiday isn’t really one Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 November 2014 Please, don’t call it a holiday Thanksgiving is next week and I can’t wait. Call me an oddball, but it’s my favorite holiday of the year. I can’t wait to...
How To Beat Walmart Without Going Broke

How To Beat Walmart Without Going Broke

Kick Walmart’s Ass How To Beat Walmart Without Going Broke Beat Walmart Everyday The Holy Grail in retailing is, of course, how to take market share from the biggest retailer of them all: Beat Walmart. Hundreds of billions of dollars in yearly revenue, more than...
Is Kmart becoming…edgy?

Is Kmart becoming…edgy?

Is Kmart becoming…edgy? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 December 2013 Sadly, the edginess will probably not be part of the Kmart brand We at Stealing Share believe that media placement matrixes are important because you need to maximize your ad...
Will Black Friday numbers continue to dip?

Will Black Friday numbers continue to dip?

Will Black Friday numbers continue to dip? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 25 November 2013 Retailers need a new plan with Black Friday numbers dipping Do recent Black Friday numbers mean it’s dead? At least that’s the word coming out of USA Today and...
Kmart ad intrigues, but it won’t save the retailer

Kmart ad intrigues, but it won’t save the retailer

Kmart ad intrigues, but it won’t save the retailer Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 November 2013 New Kmart ad positions itself against the market, but a new model is needed Are retailers evil? That’s what a new Kmart ad wants you to think. That is,...
The scene at this year’s Thanksgiving

The scene at this year’s Thanksgiving

The scene at this year’s Thanksgiving Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 November 2013 Because stores are open to shop This will be the conversation at Thanksgiving this year: Me: “Everybody come sit down. I’m ready to carve the turkey. Now where did I...