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CMO Conversation: Moosejaw's Dan Pingree

CMO Conversation: Moosejaw's Dan Pingree

June 29, 2016 | Omnichannel / Cross-Channel Strategies

Freely admitting a tendency toward "dumb" content and marketing, Moosejaw is an entertaining outdoor retailer that doesn't ever take itself too seriously. Case in point, the example below: part of an image from a product page on the Moosejaw.com site. Recently, I had a chance to chat with Moosejaw's Vice President of Marketing, Dan Pingree, to find out what makes him and Moosejaw tick: Retail TouchPoints (RTP): How do you define your role as the head of marketing at Moosejaw? Dan Pingree: I have been here four years and my role overseeing the marketing team covers every part of the custo...

Movers & Shakers

Walmart Canada Names Tappenden Its New President And CEO

Walmart Canada Names Tappenden Its New President And CEO

Walmart Global has filled its vacant Canada CEO position after announcing the reassignment of Dirk Van den Berghe to China earlier this month. The retailer has appointed former COO Lee...

Vitamin Shoppe Taps Former Family Dollar Exec As COO

Vitamin Shoppe Taps Former Family Dollar Exec As COO

Nutritional product retailer Vitamin Shoppe has appointed Jason Reiser as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective July 11, 2016. Reiser will be responsible for operational execution, encompassing store operations, merchandising and...

Walmart Shuffles Global Leadership, Seeks New Canada CEO

Walmart Shuffles Global Leadership, Seeks New Canada CEO

Walmart is hiring. The world’s biggest retailer is moving executives among its International divisions and also looking for a new CEO for Walmart Canada. Walmart Canada’s CEO, Dirk Van den Berghe,...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Infor Acquires Predictix

Infor Acquires Predictix

Six months after investing $25 million for a stake in retail analytics firm Predictix, Infor has acquired the entire company for an undisclosed amount. Predictix will become part of Infor...

Bed Bath & Beyond Acquires One Kings Lane, Spotlighting Flash Sales' Struggles

Bed Bath & Beyond Acquires One Kings Lane, Spotlighting Flash Sales' Struggles

Home décor and goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond has acquired e-Commerce home furnishing company One Kings Lane for an undisclosed, all-cash sum. While the price tag of the transaction is...

WorkForce Software Acquires Workplace, Expands Global Footprint

WorkForce Software Acquires Workplace, Expands Global Footprint

WorkForce Software has acquired the retail and hospitality scheduling solution provider Workplace. The combined companies will put an emphasis on driving productivity through improved employee engagement, using collaborative scheduling and...

Financial News

LOFT 3D Decorating And Staging Platform Secures $13 Million In Funding

LOFT 3D Decorating And Staging Platform Secures $13 Million In Funding

LOFT Inc. announced that it has finalized its privatization and series B round of funding, totaling $13 million, led by Antimeridian and backed by Bertoia. This latest round of funding...

DevOps IoT Vendor Resin.io Scores $9 Million in Funding

DevOps IoT Vendor Resin.io Scores $9 Million in Funding

Resin.io, a company that provides DevOps (development and operations) tools and practices for Internet of Things (IoT) technology, has raised $9 million from DFJ, GE Ventures, Ericsson and Aspect Ventures....

Speed Commerce Announces New Ownership, $150 Million Investment

Speed Commerce Announces New Ownership, $150 Million Investment

E-Commerce technology and omnichannel solution provider Speed Commerce has completed a restructuring process that has resulted in new ownership and fresh investment in the company.  The company’s new owners, led by...