Sears REIT does nothing to build true value

Sears REIT does nothing to build true value

Sears REIT does nothing to build true value Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 April 2015 Sears REIT is a sign of desperation Sears has announced that it is forming a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in a move that will generate about $2.5 billion for...
JC Penney and Sears. Case studies in blindness.

JC Penney and Sears. Case studies in blindness.

The lack of vision is what’s hurting the JC Penney and Sears brands. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 October 2014 JC Penney and Sears. Case studies in blindness. The news in the retail sector today focuses on the contrasts between two old giants in...
The ultimate Sears demise can be avoided

The ultimate Sears demise can be avoided

The ultimate Sears demise can be avoided Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 January 2014 A Sears demise not yet inevitable Brian Sozzi of Belus Capital Advisors claims that a Sears demise is looming. The news last week was pretty bad. For the fourth quarter,...
Oh Sears brand, you continue to infuriate me

Oh Sears brand, you continue to infuriate me

Oh Sears brand, you continue to infuriate me Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 August 2013 Sears needs to think of its brands as one Now we know what’s wrong with the Sears brand, and it’s even worse than I thought. The failing company – and, more...
Where’s the urgency with retail brands?

Where’s the urgency with retail brands?

Where’s the urgency with retail brands? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 16 May 2013 I mean, many of them are going to die What does a rise in Macy’s profits of 3.8 percent in the last quarter mean to other retail brands? It means this is no time to be...
Kmart, Sears closings continue: Time to re-focus

Kmart, Sears closings continue: Time to re-focus

Kmart, Sears closings continue: Time to re-focus Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 December 2011 Sears at least has brand equity – that it lost While regrouping after the holidays, it came as no surprise to me that the brand-mess conglomerate of Kmart...