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Stealing Share’s brand experts are regularly in the news with published marketing articles, articles on brand and featured opinions on up-to-the minute issues that influence brand thinking worldwide.

End of the American Century

American Influence. Declining. Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 12 October 2017 End of the American Century I was thinking about a book, written by a friend of mine entitled The End of the American Century. The author is Steve Schlossstein (yes indeed 3 Ss), a...

Online news has become un-newsworthy

Online news has become un-newsworthy Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 14 February 2017 Ultimately, though, it's because of us, the readers Is there anything taking more of a branding hit than the media? I think not, thanks to the lunacy of alternative facts and...

Alternative Facts and Newspaper Rebranding

Fake News and Alternative Facts Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 9 February 2017 Alternative Facts and Newspaper Rebranding Alternative Facts and fake news are the new headlines. (Read a blog I wrote on fake news here.) The White House has created a new genre of...

Fake News. Survivalists. No thank you.

Fake News and Survivalists. I'm Scared. Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 26 January 2017 Fake News and The End of Everything Survivalists have always seemed on the outside looking in to me. Fake news and alternative facts never seemed really dangerous to me. But I...

Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy's. Already dead. Sears and Macy's. Going Out of Business. Are Sears and Macy's in the throes of a death struggle? The problem with Sears and Macy’s won’t be solved with store consolidation, liquidation or closures. And the problem is bigger than those...

The US brand. What is the United States of America?

The US brand. What is the United States of America? Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 29 November 2016 The US brand. What is the United States of America?  The US brand is under siege. Is anyone else worried about the future of the US? I don’t mean in terms of which...

Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard disaster

Samsung is on fire Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 13 October 2016 Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard disaster The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall because of the Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard has me thinking. What if any long term effect could this Galaxy Note 7 fire hazard have...

Politically ignorant generation of sheep

Politically ignorant generation of sheep Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 28 July 2016 The news industry is not doing us any favors The word ignorant gets its root from the word ignore. Someone who is ignorant is someone who ignores. Because we ignore, we are...

Flipboard has changed this blog

Flipboard has changed this blog Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 24 February 2015 Flipboard is my go-to in the morning I always find it interesting how the patterns of our life evolve into new patterns. My job, as a brand guy, is to take notice of those patterns...

The State of the CNN network

The State of the CNN network Tom Dougherty, CEO - Stealing Share 22 January 2015 I won't watch CNN again I tuned into Tuesday’s President’s State of the Union Address and found myself totally disappointed. Not in the speech itself, that value judgment depends...

Are Newspapers Dying? Can they be saved?

Rescuing Newspapers from Death Newspapers dying and the Power of Brand Everywhere I look I see newspapers dying Of all the changes that modern technology has ushered in, nothing is more distressing than newspapers dying. Across the globe, newsrooms are clipping the...

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