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Prof. Hal Hershfield on using fashion to make a statement on technology

Excerpt from The New York Times -- "'It’s all about association. If Samsung wants to be perceived as hip, cool and cutting edge, it has to have a partner with the same qualities,' Hal Hershfield, assistant professor of marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, said of Samsung’s alliance with Mr. Wang. 'Like Apple, which has a certain image, both Microsoft — with indie bands — and Samsung with fashion are saying that we can play this game, too,' Mr. Hershfield said."

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