Venkatesh Shankar

Professor & Ford Chair in Marketing & E-Commerce & Director of Research Texas A&M University
B.S., Engineering
MBA, Marketing & Finance
Ph.D., Marketing
image-11 Marketing
Strategy
image-44 Digital Business
Innovation
image-45 International Business
image-46 Artificial Intelligence

Recent Posts

Black Friday 2022 Macy's
Articles

Black Friday 2022 In-Review: How Did Supply Chain Challenges and Consumer Pessimism Turn into Record Sales?

Daniel Litwin - November 30, 2022

Black Friday 2022 and its cousin Cyber Monday are now behind us, and boy did they both make waves across retail.Not only did Black Friday's in-store foot traffic break records according to NRF, but sales numbers seem to show that Black Friday 2022 and Cyber Monday 2022 sales are setting records, with Cyber Monday becoming the biggest day of online sales in U.

Read more
Chipotle Union Workers
Articles

Union Avoidance or Neutrality? Chipotle Faces a Critical Decision as Michigan Store Unionizes

Daniel Litwin - September 13, 2022

Marking a first for the national chain but a familiar trend for the year, a Chipotle restaurant in Lansing, Michigan, has voted to unionize, the first of the companys 3000 locations to do so in its near 30-year history. Current employees are seeking improved scheduling, increases in wages, and better work safety conditions.

Read more

Venkatesh (Venky) Shankar

I am thrilled that both my colleague Thomas McMillan Jr. and I made RETHINK Retail's list of top retail influencers for 2023. I am humbled to make the list again and truly grateful to be part of this wonderful community of influencers, from whom I learn every day 🙏 Congratulations to all the other influencers!

Read more