Gillette commercial only outrages the stupid

Gillette commercial only outrages the stupid

Gillette commercial Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 January 2019 Gillette commercial only outrages the stupid I don’t get it. The Gillette commercial causing so much angst on social media is inspiring, if you ask me. It encourages men to take harassment...
The reasons why Whole Foods 365 died

The reasons why Whole Foods 365 died

Whole Foods 365 Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 15 January 2019 The reasons why Whole Foods 365 died If nothing else, you have to give it up to Whole Foods for seeing its mistake and not making it worse. The grocery chain announces it’s discontinuing...
Capital One TV ad highlights banks’ misguided thinking

Capital One TV ad highlights banks’ misguided thinking

Capital One TV ad Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 January 2018 Capital One TV ad highlights banks’ misguided thinking You needn’t go any further to understand the poor state of banking today than watching the most recent Capital One TV ad. In it, a...
The Sears company should just let it go

The Sears company should just let it go

Sears company Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 January 2018 The Sears company should just let it go Sears receives a last minute reprieve from liquidation from chairman Edward Lampert and a hedge fund. Lampert submitted a revised bid of nearly $5 billion...
The Leica name speaks for itself

The Leica name speaks for itself

Leica Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 January 2018 The Leica name speaks for itself This past Christmas, I found myself in a usual kind of quagmire. What the heck am I going to buy for my wife? Know first, I tend to go on the extravagant side with my...
Progressive ad hilarious, without a point

Progressive ad hilarious, without a point

Progressive ad Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 January 2018 Progressive ad hilarious, without a point Humor in advertising often serves as a way to be memorable. But there are also times when it completely overshadows the point of advertising at all. The...
Vaping: An epidemic for teens and the end of an industry

Vaping: An epidemic for teens and the end of an industry

Vaping Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 December 2018 Vaping: An epidemic for teens and the end of an industry The US Surgeon General, the so called “Nation’s Doctor,” released a rare advisory this week calling vaping an epidemic for youth.Why this is such...
Van Morrison remains a genius

Van Morrison remains a genius

Van Morrison Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 December 2018 Van Morrison remains a genius I recently bought the book, Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968, penned by the music journalist, Ryan H. Walsh. Since reading it, I’ve been transfixed by the music...
Media brands facing a lack of importance

Media brands facing a lack of importance

Media brands Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 December 2018 Media brands facing a lack of importance Media brands are coming a long way from arriving on your doorstep or mailbox. Because they had to. Or they’ll die.We’ve considered the plight of media...
Use Nextdoor, get rid of Facebook

Use Nextdoor, get rid of Facebook

Nextdoor Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 December 2018 Use Nextdoor, get rid of Facebook About a year or so ago, I kissed Facebook goodbye. Much to my surprise, it’s making me use NextDoor more. My withdrawal from online communities probably isn’t a...
Brand purpose is not what many think it is

Brand purpose is not what many think it is

Brand Purpose Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 December 2018 Brand purpose is not what many think it is So, the marketing term of the year is Brand Purpose, as chosen by the Association of National Advertisers. And what do they use to demonstrate such a...
Retail market changes are akin to climate change

Retail market changes are akin to climate change

Retail market changes Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 6 December 2018 Retail market changes are akin to climate change Are you paying attention to the many retail market changes? I am. Some fundamental changes are afoot. I believe the days of large...