Ann-Marie Alcántara

Ann-Marie Alcántara

Ann-Marie Alcántara is a retail reporter for Adweek, focusing on direct-to-consumer brands and ecommerce. She's cataloged the rise of DTC brands as they disrupt retail and how incumbent brands are fighting back. Previously, Ann-Marie was an assistant tech editor at PopSugar, where she covered consumer tech. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, BuzzFeed and more.

This Direct-to-Consumer Startup Wants to Make America’s Lawns Toxin-Free

Sunday offers customized subscription boxes and tips.

Refinery29 and Eloquii Team Up to Create a Crowdsourced Plus-Size Collection

Refinery29 and Eloquii used community driven insight to create a capsule line for plus-size women to wear on the weekends.

Facebook Outlines How Brands Can Reach Today’s Consumers

Facebook’s annual State of Disruption report shows key areas companies need to consider, including authenticity and community.

Shopify Is Now Open to CBD Retailers

Merchants in 40 U.S. states can use the platform.

Equal Parts Is a New Kitchen Brand That Also Helps You Cook

DTC company Pattern, born from the former agency Gin Lane, debuts its first product line.

The Road to Brandweek: Vineet Mehra of Walgreens on Bringing a Human Touch to Healthcare

The company is using data to ramp up its tech stack, all the while keeping consumer needs at the forefront.

Everlane’s Newest Retail Store Is Its Biggest

The company has plans to open 8 more in 2020.

Sabrina Caluori, HBO’s Digital Experience Maven, Is Leaving

The Cannes Lion Grand Prix winner was at the network for 12 years.

These Direct-to-Consumer Food Brands Want to Change How You Eat

Brightland, Magic Spoon and Nuggs are merely 3 DTC companies challenging the traditional CPG market.

IBM Serves Up an Ace With AI at the US Open

The tech company's Fan Experience is back for a second year showing how artificial intelligence is going beyond the court.