The much-needed rebranding of Papa Johns pizza

The much-needed rebranding of Papa Johns pizza

Papa Johns pizza Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 March 2018 The much-needed rebranding of Papa Johns pizza Rest in Peace, Papa Johns pizza. Or, at least, it was (not) nice knowing founder John Schnatter. The day after NFL fires Papa Johns pizza as the...
Pizza Hut beer delivery coming your way!

Pizza Hut beer delivery coming your way!

Pizza Hut beer delivery Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 6 December 2017 Pizza Hut beer delivery coming your way! Pizza Hut beer coming to your house via delivery? It’s about damn time. The pizza chain starts with a beta test in Phoenix, then rolls it out to...
Ads featuring Dominos store remodels are worthless

Ads featuring Dominos store remodels are worthless

Ads featuring Dominos store remodels are worthless Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 February 2017 They are all about Dominos and not the customer Dominos Pizza is at it again. This time, it is airing ads highlighting a new Dominos store remodel. The ads...
Papa Johns ads disingenuous at best

Papa Johns ads disingenuous at best

Papa Johns ads disingenuous at best Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 15 February 2017 They feel so much like marketing, they aren’t believable I have seen more and more of the pizza family from Papa Johns ads lately. The chain must be spending a...
Elon Musk: Stop discounting the Tesla

Elon Musk: Stop discounting the Tesla

Elon Musk: Stop discounting the Tesla Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 October 2016 Battling on price is a loser One sure sign of a failing brand (or a failing market) is if it starts discounting. Fighting on price is sure fire way to send you into...
Should anyone sponsor the Denver Broncos?

Should anyone sponsor the Denver Broncos?

Brand Sponsorship. Broncos. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 August 2016 Should anyone sponsor the Denver Broncos?  When Sports Authority closed its doors due to bankruptcy, that left the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos in a dilemma. What...
McDonalds fails to be believable

McDonalds fails to be believable

McDonalds fails to be believable Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 May 2015 McDonalds is losing share to other fast food and casual restaurants. Not too surprising from my perspective because the amount of competition has increased beyond belief. The choices...
McDonalds fails to be believable. Loses ground.

McDonalds fails to be believable. Loses ground.

The Failure of McDonalds Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 May 2015 McDonalds fails to be believable. Loses ground. McDonalds fails. Brand problems. McDonalds seems to be losing share to other fast food and casual restaurants. Not too surprising from my...
Pizza Hut Doritos. Enough’s enough, Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Doritos. Enough’s enough, Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Doritos Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 December 2014 Pizza Hut Doritos. Yum  What’s all this about Pizza Hut Doritos? Co-branding is hot but Pizza Hut Doritos? I did a double take when I heard this: Pizza Hut is offering pizza with a...
Pizza Hut is moving past the $10 pizza

Pizza Hut is moving past the $10 pizza

Pizza Hut is moving past the $10 pizza Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 November 2014 The rebrand doesn’t go far enough I have blogged on the pizza QSR segment so many times that a listing of all the posts would fill more than a few pages. The reason...
Pizza Hut competitors catching up

Pizza Hut competitors catching up

Pizza Hut competitors catching up Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 November 2014 In truth, the big pizza chains are the same Ah, the three big pizza chains: Pizza Hut, Domino’s and Papa John’s. What are we to think about them? I’ve lauded the advertising...
Pizza Huts Tuscani Ad Mistaken Identity

Pizza Huts Tuscani Ad Mistaken Identity

Pizza Hut Pizza Hut Tuscani Ad Mistaken Identity Pizza Huts Tuscani Ad was More Clever Than You Thought You’ve probably remember the Pizza Huts Tuscani ad. It opened with 50 New Yorkers tasting pasta at what appears to be a swanky Manhattan restaurant called Tuscani....