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.

The Biggest Takeaways From Brandweek

At the second annual Brandweek event, brand marketers gathered to discuss some of the leading trends in the industry.

Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck Is Stepping Down

Robert J. Fisher, Gap Inc.’s chairman of the board, will step into the role as interim president and CEO.

Swizz Beatz on Remaining True to His Roots and Why He’s Just Getting Started

Swizz Beatz took the Brandweek stage to talk what’s next in his career and why he went back to school.

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Global CMO on the Future of Marketers, Beer and the Super Bowl

Pedro Earp took the stage at Brandweek to talk about creating a future-proof brand beyond beer.

Gap’s CMO on How the Brand Is Thinking About the Next 50 Years

Celebrating 50 years of the Gap, Alegra O'Hare is putting renewed focus on the brand's most-loved products.

Shopify Rolls Out Email Marketing for Merchants

The email service provider wars continue to heat up after the company's public divorce with Mailchimp.

Anheuser-Busch’s CMO on What the Heritage Beer Brand Is Doing to Compete in a Hard-Seltzer World

Anheuser-Busch's initiatives range from bringing new products to market with lightning speed to tapping into neuroscience.

Beer Still Fuels AB InBev’s Global Efforts, Even as Americans Drink Less of It

As AB InBev brings new products to market in the U.S., the international arm is looking to boost its beer.

Google’s Holiday Shopping Report Points Retailers to 3 Key Areas to Focus On

WIth the holidays already here, Google’s shopping report shows the areas retailers are missing.

Direct-to-Consumer Brands Are Using Search Terms on Pinterest to Find Success

Pinterest’s become a safe haven to test campaigns for many DTC brands.