Amazon Go is another threat to the grocery market

Amazon Go is another threat to the grocery market

Amazon Go Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 January 2018 Amazon Go is another threat to the grocery market Well, damn. Amazon completely revolutionized grocery shopping in one fell swoop with Amazon Go. Stories flooding the newswires yesterday told of a...
ALDI is unique, but is it better?

ALDI is unique, but is it better?

ALDI Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 16 January 2018 ALDI is unique, but is it better? There was a time in my life when consuming food was my enemy, bringing about a battle with diabetes. Since then, I work hard at keeping my food intake at bay. Nonetheless,...
Walmart Uber vs. Amazon Whole Foods?

Walmart Uber vs. Amazon Whole Foods?

Walmart Uber Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 August 2017 Walmart Uber vs. Amazon Whole Foods? The doubling of the number of cities for the Walmart Uber pilot partnership, in which Uber delivers groceries, demonstrates Walmart isn’t taking Amazon lightly....
Is Amazon Instant Pickup just an automat?

Is Amazon Instant Pickup just an automat?

Amazon Instant Pickup Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 16 August 2017 Is Amazon Instant Pickup just an automat? Amazon is doubling down on its push into traditional brick and mortar with its new Amazon Instant Pickup service for Prime and Student Prime...
Grocery rebranding welcomes Amazon

Grocery rebranding welcomes Amazon

Grocery rebranding welcomes Amazon Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 October 2016 Even the grocery stores are being threatened by Amazon Recently, I wrote in Supermarket News that grocery stores have landed in a trap. It’s a trap of their own making, by...
How grocery chains can beat Walmart

How grocery chains can beat Walmart

How grocery chains can beat Walmart The key? Don’t copy Walmart The bad news for grocery chains is that they have become a cauldron of consolidation. The past few years have seen major grocery chains buying smaller competitors to forestall the Walmart takeover...
The Amazon Fresh will be a winner for sure

The Amazon Fresh will be a winner for sure

Amazon Fresh Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 May 2016 The Amazon Fresh will be a winner for sure Amazon Fresh. Amazon is not just a threat for retailers. Now, supermarkets will be too. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the online retail giant...
Food Lion had it, then lost it

Food Lion had it, then lost it

Food Lion had it, then lost it Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 April 2016 Food Lion had the best lion spot, the lost it among the others There’s no further proof that Walmart has spooked the supermarket category with its own grocery than the increased...
Playing the Lowest Price War is a Losing Game

Playing the Lowest Price War is a Losing Game

The Lowest Price Trap Playing the Lowest Price War is a Losing Game Lowest Price means lower margins The Cheapest Brand. Is it a brand position at all? Lowest price is costly. Everyone loves a good deal. There are some people who search them out going from store to...
A campaign worth applauding: the American Frozen Food Institute

A campaign worth applauding: the American Frozen Food Institute

A campaign worth applauding: the American Frozen Food Institute Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 2 June 2014 A rare campaign that works There is a new advertising campaign from the American Frozen Food Institute that you can view here. The campaign grabbed my...