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...
The US brand. What is the United States of America?

The US brand. What is the United States of America?

The US brand. What is the United States of America? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 29 November 2016 The US brand. What is the United States of America?  The US brand is under siege. Is anyone else worried about the future of the US? I don’t mean in terms of...
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...
Politically ignorant generation of sheep

Politically ignorant generation of sheep

Politically ignorant generation of sheep Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 28 July 2016 The news industry is not doing us any favors The word ignorant gets its root from the word ignore. Someone who is ignorant is someone who ignores. Because we ignore, we are...
MSNBC and its lack of brand personality

MSNBC and its lack of brand personality

Love it or hate it, Fox News has a brand and that’s the single reason why it leads in the cable news ratings by a large margin. With news that MSNBC will shake up its primetime lineup to jump start its lagging ratings, it would behoove the network to think less about...
Flipboard has changed this blog

Flipboard has changed this blog

Flipboard has changed this blog Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 24 February 2015 Flipboard is my go-to in the morning I always find it interesting how the patterns of our life evolve into new patterns. My job, as a brand guy, is to take notice of those...
The State of the CNN network

The State of the CNN network

The State of the CNN network Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 January 2015 I won’t watch CNN again I tuned into Tuesday’s President’s State of the Union Address and found myself totally disappointed. Not in the speech itself, that value judgment...
The fallout from Rolling Stone

The fallout from Rolling Stone

The Fallout from Rolling Stone Rolling Stone and the University of Virginia Can a publication that’s been around for 47 years be permanently harmed by one article? Can a movement be doubted because of the mistakes from that article? Those are the questions I’m asking...
Online advertisers have stepped on a landmine

Online advertisers have stepped on a landmine

Remember when advertisers influenced TV content? Probably not. We have been in a free for all for years when TV advertising began being bought by mindless media agencies who match up demographics with target audience needs. Years ago, when a laundry soap sponsored a...
Rescuing Newspapers

Rescuing Newspapers

Rescuing Newspapers Rescuing Newspapers and the Power of Brand Of all the changes that modern technology has ushered in, nothing is more distressing than the demise of the daily newspaper. Across the globe, newsrooms are clipping the wings of their staff of reporters,...
Social marketing. Get the basics right social media.

Social marketing. Get the basics right social media.

Social Media Social marketing. Get the basics right social media. Social Marketing has changed us. How do we use social media? Social marketing published in Food & Drink magazine. Social Marketing. Social Media Advertising agencies and marketing consultants are...
Tom Dougherty at International Wireless Conference

Tom Dougherty at International Wireless Conference

The CTIA Conference Tom Dougherty at International Wireless Conference Tom Dougherty to appear on International Wireless Conference panel to discuss mobile advertising GREENSBORO, NC – March 14, 2011 – Tom Dougherty, President and CEO of Stealing Share, will be a...