Longchamp's iconic but affordable Le Pliage bag is a conundrum for the company, explains Jill Avery in this podcast.Does an affordable luxury product work against the top-tier brand?
If a company has provided some equipment used in this sort of thing you may wish to put them in the acknowledgements. If very few people make an instrument of a certain type saying thanks to company X makes it obvious what it is.
On the other hand knowledgeable readers could probably make an educated guess anyway.
Does such CEO activism actually change citizens’ opinions about these public issues—or their consumer attitudes toward these CEOs’ companies?
Focusing on Apple CEO Tim Cook’s denunciation of potential discrimination resulting from Indiana’s proposed religious freedom law, this study finds that CEO activists can frame issues in ways that do influence public opinion, and to the same extent as political leaders.
In this podcast, Elie Ofek discusses the campaign's results.
Open for comment; With calculators targeted to women and laundry products aimed at men, examples of identity-based labeling—or “identity appeals”—abound in advertising and marketing.While from my point of view the reasons for doing this are purely maintaining good relations I expect there is a legal aspect too.I know we have received long loans/discounts on some instruments which presumably involves a contract saying we can't publish anything negative about the instrument.Open for comment; A new study by Bhavya Mohan, Ryan Buell, and Leslie John has an important conclusion for retailers: Explaining what it costs to produce a product can potentially increase its sales.Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.This is particularly important if they have given you samples/equipment to use for research.The lab I'm at has done several comparisons of various software and microscopes for surface metrology and in all cases the equipment/software is just referred to as A, B, C etc.Is there a roadmap to becoming a “cognitive referent”?Open for comment; Corporate leaders are speaking out on social and environmental issues that are largely unrelated to their companies’ core businesses.I don't know about hardware, but in case you feel like mentioning some software (and hardware often comes with software...), beware that the EULA can prohibit researchers and scientists from explicitly using the names of their systems in academic papers.Oracle is notorious for that, they sued David De Witt following some benchmarks he had published that mentioned Oracle, see the De Witt Clause.