Tuesday, February 7, 2023

How Funeral Homes Can Adapt to Change in 2023

As our environment continues to experience frequent change, safeguarding your business by remaining vigilant and adapting to the world around you is becoming increasingly important.

MKJ Marketing to Conduct 33rd Annual Ski Seminar

PRESS RELEASE Nashville, TN — MKJ Marketing Seminars address the most pressing issues facing funeral business owners. During...

Starmark Expands Ceremonial Rental Casket Product Line

Starmark announces the launch of the Ovation 31” oversize ceremonial rental casket in response to the need for larger options.

Hillenbrand Selling Batesville to Private Equity Firm

Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Batesville business segment to an affiliate of private equity firm, LongRange Capital, for $761.5 million.

FTC Seeks to Improve the American Public’s Access to Funeral Service Prices Online

The Federal Trade Commission is exploring possible steps to strengthen and modernize the Funeral Rule, which requires funeral providers to give in-person visitors price information to make informed decisions.

Funeral Industry Practices Rule Under Review: CANA Comments During FTC Meeting

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unanimously voted to retain the Funeral Industry Practices Rule and issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking during a virtual open meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2022.

Innovative Startup Focuses on the Survivability of Funeral Service in a Difficult and Changing...

The Funeral Service Collective founded by Ken Biery, a U.S. Army veteran and funeral director for 25 years, has created real solutions for funeral homes and cemeteries.

Krause Funeral Homes & Cremation Service to Join Foundation Partners Group

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative deathcare solutions, today announced that Mark Krause, president of Krause Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has agreed to sell his firm to the company and join Foundation Partners as vice president of industry relations and government affairs.

Foundation Partners Group Accelerates Partnership Growth by 50%, Projects Record 2022

Foundation Partners, the national cremation leader, now operates over 230 locations in 21 states and serves more than 125,000 families annually.

Strategies for Recruitment and Retention of High-Quality Employees

The greatest challenge in the funeral profession is the dearth of licensed funeral directors; there are simply not enough licenses to meet the staffing needs.