Pizza Inn Express right there with C-store hot dogs

Pizza Inn Express right there with C-store hot dogs

Pizza Inn Express Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 December 2017 Pizza Inn Express right there with C-store hot dogs Pizza Inn, or rather its parent company Rave, hopes its new concept, Pizza Inn Express, can be a game changer. Pizza Inn Express or PIE...
Frozen Food study: The brands stay lazy

Frozen Food study: The brands stay lazy

MARKET STUDY Frozen foods “The brands are either lazy or terrified.” Frozen Food study: The brands stay lazy One thing comes clear in doing a frozen food study. The past and present frozen food business landscape riddles with irony. Most brands began as...
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...
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....
Dominos Pizza Tries to Win by Being Average

Dominos Pizza Tries to Win by Being Average

Dominos Pizza Tries to Win by Being Average The issues Dominios Pizza faced reflect the industry I think it quite funny that the news wires are buzzing over the new ad campaign launched by Domino’s Pizza brand last week. For those of us who just returned from Siberia...
Dominos brand promise is only a first step

Dominos brand promise is only a first step

Dominos brand promise is only a first step A look at Dominos’ recent foray   Dominos Brand needs to keep defining the space As published by NATION’S RESTAURANT NEWS By TOM DOUGHERTY Stealing Share President & CEO (April 05, 2010) I think it’s quite...
Market Differentiation In Restaurants, B2B and others

Market Differentiation In Restaurants, B2B and others

Market Differentiation Market Differentiation In Restaurants, B2B and others Introduction to market differentiation Brand marketing is in a crisis, and the lack of movement within many markets – from retail to B2B to restaurant chains, and many others – proves it....
Leveraging the brand of a person: Papa John

Leveraging the brand of a person: Papa John

Leveraging the brand of a person: Papa John Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 October 2011 You are tied to that person for good, bad or indifferent I was watching television last night, when, as it seems to run with more than just some regularity, a Papa...
Dominos marketing doesn’t mean a new brand

Dominos marketing doesn’t mean a new brand

Dominos addressing some of its deficiencies  Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 January 2010 Dominos marketing doesn’t mean a new brand Domino’s Pizza is addressing the issues of best practices that affect the entire mass marketed pizza category....