Mercari pummels Craigslist with simplicity

Mercari pummels Craigslist with simplicity

Mercari and simplicity Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 June 2019 Mercari pummels Craigslist with simplicity Before I get to Mercari, let me say a few words about Craigslist. There was a portion of my life where I fully embraced the world of Craigslist. In...
Moog Synthesizers never sway from their core beliefs

Moog Synthesizers never sway from their core beliefs

Moog Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 June 2019 Moog Synthesizers never sway from their core beliefs I never would have imagined that in my 60th decade I would have taken such a fancy to the world of electronic instruments. Granted, it wasn’t until our work...
Design of Nest also its Achilles heel

Design of Nest also its Achilles heel

Nest Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 April 2019 Design of Nest also its Achilles heel About five years back, I splurged on a Nest thermostat. Then, as is apropos of my marital existence, I pled with my wife for forgiveness. You see, it was really hard for...
Amazon Dash never really made sense

Amazon Dash never really made sense

Amazon Dash Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 March 2019 Amazon Dash never really made sense I admire Amazon’s product ingenuity. So much that I own just about as many Amazon devices as I do from Apple — which is quite the feat for an uber-Apple fan like me....
What’s next for the Dell brand?

What’s next for the Dell brand?

The Dell brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 2 July 2018 What’s next for the Dell brand? There’s more than something to be said for finding a company’s niche, as it were. In fact, that’s the definition of a brand: Identifying who you are for and who you...
Can facial recognition technology save retail?

Can facial recognition technology save retail?

Facial recognition Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 May 2018 Can facial recognition technology save retail? How far will stores go with facial recognition? Especially in light of a dismal future for brick and mortar stores? Several retailers, including...
Thrive makes a difference for phone users

Thrive makes a difference for phone users

Thrive app Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 May 2018 Thrive makes a difference for phone users Like most of us, I have a love-hate relationship with my cell phone. This is why I know Arianna Huffington is onto something great with the Thrive app. On the...
Samsung v Apple heats up with new spot

Samsung v Apple heats up with new spot

Samsung v Apple Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 November 2017 Samsung v Apple heats up with new spot As many of you know, I reside consistently in Apple’s corner in the Samsung v Apple battle royale. For decades, I play the dutiful pal, sticking it out...
Amazon IT comes to take down Best Buy

Amazon IT comes to take down Best Buy

Amazon IT Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 July 2017 Amazon IT comes to take down Best Buy I’ve well documented my detest of Best Buy. And the new appearance of Amazon IT may finally put the retail brand to rest. Seems to me, there isn’t much...
WikiLeaks Vault 7 report names brands. The report card.

WikiLeaks Vault 7 report names brands. The report card.

WikiLeaks Vault 7 report names brands. The report card. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 March 2017 Apple and the rest will be fine, Samsung at risk Afraid to use your iPhone now? Afraid to watch your smart TV? The WikiLeaks Vault 7 report says the CIA...
YouTube TV isn’t special, but it’s one of a coming wave

YouTube TV isn’t special, but it’s one of a coming wave

YouTube TV isn’t special, but it’s one of a coming wave Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 March 2017 Still waiting for the one TV streaming service to take control Google announced yesterday that it’s joining the horde of companies going after...
Fitbit sales drop. How it can stop the trend.

Fitbit sales drop. How it can stop the trend.

Fitbit sales drop. How it can stop the trend. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 January 2017 It’s about emotion, people Not two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about Fitbit needing to dig deeper. Guess it just did, although not in the way I intended. Fitbit...