Finally, a leaf blower that works: Stihl

Finally, a leaf blower that works: Stihl

Stihl Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 November 2018 Finally, a leaf blower that works: Stihl I love autumnal weather. The temp is perfect, the scent is crisp and the colors are brilliant. But dang it, if I can’t stand anything, it’s managing leaves...
The tragedy of the Hardees brand

The tragedy of the Hardees brand

Hardees brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 November 2018 The tragedy of the Hardees brand What has happened to the Hardees brand? A few weeks ago, I wrote that the new ad from Carls Jr (Hardees western US partner) was simply an amusement for those at...
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...
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...
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...
Netflix cancellations improve the experience

Netflix cancellations improve the experience

Netflix cancellations Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 October 2018 Netflix cancellations improve the experience Here is something that I am super stoked about: Netflix cancellations. It’s about damn time. It’s probably because I lambasted entertainment...