Brands surprisingly respond to Black Lives Matter, sensing change

Brands surprisingly respond to Black Lives Matter, sensing change

Black Lives Matter Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 June 2020 Brands surprisingly respond to Black Lives Matter, sensing change Few institutions are more wary of diving into the ocean of social issues than corporate America. So it was surprising and welcome...
New positioning for universities post Covid-19

New positioning for universities post Covid-19

Universities post Covid-19 Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 May 2020 New positioning for universities post Covid-19 Higher education is upside down. What was a given just five months ago is no longer certain. Universities post COVID-19 are facing...
COVID-19 speeds up auto sales evolution

COVID-19 speeds up auto sales evolution

Auto sales Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 May 2020 COVID-19 speeds up auto sales evolution The COVID-19 virus has certainly changed the way we shop and how retailers react. But what changes will stay, evolve or simply go away? If one thing’s becoming...
Where the Apple TV+ service goes from here

Where the Apple TV+ service goes from here

The Apple TV+ service Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 21 May 2020 Where the Apple TV+ service goes from here In this time of quarantine, streaming TV is booming. More people are watching Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus and Hulu than ever before. But not...
What the NASCAR reopening means

What the NASCAR reopening means

NASCAR reopening Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 May 2020 What the NASCAR reopening means Sports are creeping back into our lives with some charity events, UFC fights and some soccer. But many more than expected tuned into the NASCAR reopening with record...
JCPenney bankruptcy expected, COVID-19 or not

JCPenney bankruptcy expected, COVID-19 or not

JCPenney bankruptcy Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 May 2020 JCPenney bankruptcy expected, COVID-19 or not When news of the JCPenney bankruptcy spread over the weekend, was anyone surprised? The retailer can blame the COVID-19 virus all it wants. But the...
BJ’s Wholesale hits the right tone, approach

BJ’s Wholesale hits the right tone, approach

BJ’s Wholesale Club Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 May 2020 BJ’s Wholesale hits the right tone, approach We’re all watching brands struggle marketing during this time of quarantine. And, for the most part, they are merely doing the expected. Not...
COVID-19 effects: What lasts, and what doesn’t

COVID-19 effects: What lasts, and what doesn’t

COVID-19 effects Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 May 2020 COVID-19 effects: What lasts, and what doesn’t I’m fascinated by the changes the COVID-19 virus imposes on products as consumer habits change. For example, the COVID-19 effects produce an uptick in...
Wear your masks: It’s fast becoming the (required) new normal

Wear your masks: It’s fast becoming the (required) new normal

Wear your masks Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 4 May 2020 Wear your masks: It’s fast becoming the (required) new normal In thinking about what the world will be like in the post COVID-19 era (or at least, the adaption to it), I think I’ve witnessed the...
It’s a start: NCAA athletes benefiting from their likenesses

It’s a start: NCAA athletes benefiting from their likenesses

NCAA athletes Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 April 2020 It’s a start: NCAA athletes benefiting from their likenesses It’s not perfect, but NCAA athletes being allowed to profit off their likeness is a start in the right direction for amateur sports. And...
What will the post COVID-19 landscape look like?

What will the post COVID-19 landscape look like?

Post COVID-19 Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 29 April 2020 What will the post COVID-19 landscape look like? I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what the world will look like once the economy opens back up (post-vaccine or otherwise). What will the post...