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.

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.

Ralph Lauren’s TikTok Campaign Around the US Open Is a First for the Platform

The brand is asking users to participate in a hashtag challenge.

Le Tote Acquires Lord & Taylor in a $100 Million Deal

The digitally native brand takes its subscription service to the storied retailer.

Disney and Target’s Partnership Comes Just in Time for the Holiday Season

Under a new collaboration, 25 Disney micro-stores will open inside the Minneapolis-based retailer's locations.

For Digitally Native Hero Cosmetics, TikTok Is More Useful (and Cheaper) Than Instagram

But CPM rates on the platform are high.

Overstock CEO Resigns After a Series of Controversial Remarks

Overstock’s CEO, Patrick Byrne, is out after making several remarks about the “deep state” and the FBI.

These Are the Key Moments Retailers Miss During the Holidays

Social video commerce company MikMak offers advice in its new report.

With $175 Million Infusion, Secondhand Fashion Giant ThredUp Plots Its Future

The retailer will use its latest funding round to expand its infrastructure and launch a new initiative to expand its resale options.

BigCommerce Rolls Out Suite of Tools to Make Life Easier for CBD Brands

After listening to merchants, the ecommerce platform has expanded the services available to CBD companies.