Walmart delivery idea represents a great opportunity

Walmart delivery idea represents a great opportunity

Walmart delivery Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 15 November 2018 Walmart delivery idea represents a great opportunity Buried deep inside a report that Ford and Walmart delivery are teaming up sits an interesting tidbit. The service, now in pilot stage in...
A company changes its name to RTW Retailwinds?

A company changes its name to RTW Retailwinds?

RTW Retailwinds Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 November 2018 A company changes its name to RTW Retailwinds? The women’s apparel retailer, New York & Company, changes its name to RTW Retailwinds. And I think the new name sucks. Greg Scott, Chief...
Fake Facebook friends, just like MySpace

Fake Facebook friends, just like MySpace

Fake Facebook friends Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 November 2018 Fake Facebook friends, just like MySpace For a short while, I was becoming a Facebook junkie. Er, perhaps the word junkie is too intense. Rather, my use of the site had become routine in...
Grocery brands and…yoga?

Grocery brands and…yoga?

Grocery brands Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 November 2018 Grocery brands and…yoga? I first thought it was all pretty stupid. Grocery brands trotting out yoga classes, on-site breweries and jazz pianists to attract customers. I mean, how desperate can...
Carls Jr brand only amuses itself

Carls Jr brand only amuses itself

Carls Jr brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 November 2018 Carls Jr brand only amuses itself In the world of fast food, I’ve always been impressed with the Carls Jr brand (along with its East Coast counterpart, Hardees). It’s been a no apology, eat it...
AT&T brand screws its DirecTV NOW customers

AT&T brand screws its DirecTV NOW customers

AT&T brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 November 2018 AT&T brand screws its DirecTV NOW customers AT&T ends its $15 credit on DirecTV NOW for its unlimited wireless subscribers, once again demonstrating that the AT&T brand doesn’t...
Kia cars make strides, but not the Kia brand

Kia cars make strides, but not the Kia brand

Kia brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 6 November 2018 Kia cars make strides, but not the Kia brand Several years ago, I titled a post with a proclamation: “Kia is taking the next step.” That was five years ago, and since, the Korean automotive...
Time magazine falters, NYT soars

Time magazine falters, NYT soars

Time magazine Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 November 2018 Time magazine falters, NYT soars I’ve been a news hound all my life. So why did I choose not to renew my subscription to Time magazine, but keep my New York Times one? I ask this question in...
Kellogg brand represents cereal industry’s failings

Kellogg brand represents cereal industry’s failings

Kellogg brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 November 2018 Kellogg brand represents cereal industry’s failings Look no further than at what the Kellogg brand says now if you need further proof that breakfast cereals are in trouble. And that it won’t get...
The craziness of the Kanye West brand

The craziness of the Kanye West brand

Kanye West brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 November 2018 The craziness of the Kanye West brand Let me first say that I am not a big fan of rap. To put it mildly. But you would have to be living under a rock if you have not heard more than you need...
Libby gets right what Audible doesn’t

Libby gets right what Audible doesn’t

Libby Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 November 2018 Libby gets right what Audible doesn’t I have been a book worm my entire life. Call me a nerd. I’ll happily own that identity. Being the voracious reader that I am, I have unlocked my choice genre:...
The demise of FilmStruck signifies a cultural tragedy

The demise of FilmStruck signifies a cultural tragedy

FilmStruck Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 29 November 2018 The demise of FilmStruck signifies a cultural tragedy Of all the streaming services available, FilmStruck stood as the one I most worried about. Yes, worried. The service, a partnership between the...