Duluth Trading Company. A brand for MEN.

Duluth Trading Company. A brand for MEN.

Duluth Trading Company. I’m in! Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 April 2017 Duluth Trading Company. A man’s brand. Duluth Trading Company commercials rock! Duluth Trading Company understands its brand. It has few, if any peers, that get IT so...
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...
When will retailers like The Limited learn?

When will retailers like The Limited learn?

When will retailers like The Limited learn? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 January 2017 Retailers need serious new thinking And another one bites the dust. Goodbye, The Limited. The retailer has closed all of its brick and mortar locations as of Sunday....
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...
Cree LED lightbulbs have lost brand power

Cree LED lightbulbs have lost brand power

Cree’s Failure Cree LED lightbulbs have lost brand power Cree LED lightbulbs. An Example of surrendering initiative. For Stealing Share, Cree LED lightbulbs is in our backyard. I follow the company because it is great to see a local company innovate and win. I...
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...
Grocery rebranding welcomes Amazon

Grocery rebranding welcomes Amazon

Grocery rebranding welcomes Amazon Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 October 2016 Even the grocery stores are being threatened by Amazon Recently, I wrote in Supermarket News that grocery stores have landed in a trap. It’s a trap of their own making, by...
Sporting Goods are not Immune to retail trouble

Sporting Goods are not Immune to retail trouble

Retail’s problems include sporting goods retailers Sporting goods are not immune The outdoor and sporting goods segment has seen its share of shakeups over the past couple of years. Large big box chains like Sports Authority have closed stores or closed shop...
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...
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...
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...
Losing strategies from AT&T, Target Stores

Losing strategies from AT&T, Target Stores

Losing strategies from AT&T, and Target Stores Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 August 2016 Losing strategies from AT&T, Target Stores Is AT&T any better than Target Stores? You know a brand is failing when it gets desperate to find new...