Posts Tagged ‘branding’

  • shoes, status signals and property rights

    What Do Your Shoes Say About You?

    Sep 4, 12 • 257 Views • Behavioral Economics, Households, Labor, Thinking Economically, Uncategorized1 Comment

    During a panel discussion, my students were told by a business woman not to wear sandals or even open-toed shoes for a job interview. But, does a shoe really send that much of message? Focusing on the accuracy of the first impression a shoe creates,

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    Abercrombie’s “Terrible, Terrible News”

    Aug 18, 11 • 166 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Humor, Households, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Sometimes the wrong people wear the right products. It just happened to Abercrombie & Fitch. Here is the story: According to the NY Times, it all began when an employee conveyed to A & F’s CEO the “terrible, terrible news” that Mike