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.

Why Clorox’s CMO Isn’t Afraid of Ecommerce—or How Millennials Are Disrupting the Industry

Eric Reynolds isn’t afraid to go where the consumer wants—even into weird social corners.

Amazon Go Has the Potential to Change How Customers Think About Automation

The store may be more than just hype, after all.

Google’s Art Selfies Are Fun but Stir Up Potential Privacy Concerns

For now, keep enjoying the app.

This Hair-Loss Startup Is Part of a Growing Trend of Ecommerce Personalization

Keeps was started by 2 ex-Google employees.

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Adobe thinks this new technology will help retailers understand their customers.

Another CES, Another Year Dominated by Alexa

You couldn't escape Amazon's digital assistant if you tried.

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Alexa’s Coming to More Gadgets—Even If You Don’t Want It To

Amazon is becoming a part of your life, not just your home.

At CES, TVs Are Bigger, Better and Smarter With Digital Assistants

Industry analysts say incorporating digital assistants in televisions is a logical step to keep up with consumers.

A Third of All Revenue From Holiday Shopping in 2017 Came During Cyber Week

Salesforce data also shows that half of all shoppers were done buying by Dec. 3.