The Kindle Fire: Cost savings or weak brand?

The Kindle Fire: Cost savings or weak brand?

The Kindle Fire: Cost savings or weak brand? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 March 2013 Reducing the price of Kindle Fire HD means sales are slipping Amazon released its Kindle Fire HD last November and this week it slashed the price by $30. That’s...
The Microsoft tablet, the Surface, is risky

The Microsoft tablet, the Surface, is risky

The Microsoft tablet, the Surface, is risky Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 June 2012 Will a Microsoft tablet take root? To no one’s surprise, Microsoft will be releasing its own Microsoft tablet, called the Microsoft Surface, and, while its tablet...
Big trouble for Barnes & Noble: Amazon’s Kindle

Big trouble for Barnes & Noble: Amazon’s Kindle

Big trouble for Barnes & Noble: Amazon’s Kindle Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 October 2011 The Nook is getting squeezed from both ends Last week, I wrote a blog that focused on the upcoming release of Amazon’s new e-reader, the Kindle. At that...
Amazon’s Kindle Fire to play the price game  – will it work?

Amazon’s Kindle Fire to play the price game – will it work?

Amazon’s Kindle Fire to play the price game  – will it work? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 September 2011 This will hurt the Nook more than the iPad Amazon has just made things interesting. Today, in my daily quest to find new electronic...