Ann-Marie Alcántara, AdWeek

Ann-Marie Alcántara


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Recent articles by Ann-Marie:

Walmart and BuzzFeed Are Bringing Shoppable Recipes to the Tasty App

Customers can check out with one click. → Read More

Despite 7,500 Store Closures This Year, It’s Not All Doom and Gloom for Retail

So far in 2019, 3,064 stores have opened. → Read More

Outdoor Voices Brings Back a Fan Favorite Style With a Campaign Dedicated to Its Community

The activewear brand is celebrating its community and the return of its most popular style, the Exercise Dress. → Read More

Nike Joins the Movement of Brands Launching Subscription Services That Target Kids

The company tested the new model for 2 years. → Read More

Gin Lane, Agency Behind Harry’s and Hims, Closes to Become DTC Holding Company

Gin Lane has transitioned to a direct-to-consumer firm that makes the products, not just the marketing. → Read More

Wacoal Acquires Lingerie Brand Lively for $85 Million to Expand Business Beyond Japan

The DTC company, with stores in NYC and Chicago, hopes to grow its retail presence with the acquisition. → Read More

2 Female Sexual Wellness Companies Call Out the Ad Policies of MTA and Social Platforms

In addition to creating a website, Dame and Unbound are hosting a protest outside of Facebook’s New York offices. → Read More

How Dotdash Built a Profitable Media Empire From the Ashes of

CEO Neil Vogel explains what it took to turn the now-defunct explainer site into a successful organization. → Read More

EBay Joins the Shipping Wars With Plans for Its Own Fulfillment Network

‘Managed Delivery,’ available in 2020, will let sellers ship and store at its warehouse. → Read More

Take a Tour of T-Mobile and Taco Bell’s Hybrid Pop-Up That Gives Out Free Tacos

The brands expanded their partnership to bring consumers T-MoBell, a limited-run experience open in three cities across the U.S. → Read More

Outdoor Voices Debuts a Content Website (and a Zine)

‘The Recreationalist’ platform includes city guides and profiles to inspire people to stay active. → Read More

Zappos Is Turning the Clock Back on Its Website for Its 20th Birthday

The brand is going back to 1999. → Read More

How 3 Major Female Sports Stars Are Fighting for Equality in Their Field

At Adweek’s Women Trailblazers Summit, athletes from WWE, Nascar and Little League Baseball share their triumphs and challenges. → Read More

Retail Startup Bulletin Raises $7 Million Series to Build a Platform That Connects Brands With Stores

Data science and insights will be used to find the right fit. → Read More

Lady Gaga’s Beauty Debut on Amazon Could Mark a New Era for the Retailer

Haus Laboratories tries an unconventional brand rollout by skipping stores. → Read More

Tim Armstrong’s Direct-to-Consumer Company Rolls Out Its First Product to Help Brands Reach More Customers

Unbox, part of dtx, will help brands market products and receive access to consumer data. → Read More

Quip, an Instagram-Friendly Toothbrush Company, Is Going After the Dental Insurance Industry

The company’s rolling out an alternative for plans. → Read More

How This Fintech Company Pivoted Its Marketing to Be Where the Cool Kids Are

Getting Snoop Dogg on board definitely helped with that. → Read More

Billie, a DTC Shaving Brand for Women, Was Flagged by Facebook for Its Campaign Around Body Hair

The platform marked the paid ads, which showed women in swimsuits with body hair, as ‘adult content.’ → Read More

This DTC Brand Is Offering an Influencer University to Give a Crash Course on Navigating Brands

Seed’s affiliates are required to take the course and pass the exam. → Read More