Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Not Your Average Funeral Director: Meet Clay Roberson

By Leader Editor Kara Apel Editor’s note: When you grow up in a family-owned business, it can seem like...

MKJ Marketing Announces 2021 Scheduled Seminars

After a year of restricted travel, it’s about time we take a trip. MKJ Marketing will be conducting our two most popular seminars in February and March of 2021.

Legacy.com and Lee Enterprises Expand Obituary Partnership

Legacy.com, Inc., the leading provider of online obituary solutions, is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company's relationship with Lee Enterprises, one of the nation's leading providers of local news, information, and advertising.
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Staying Ahead of the Curve: Interview with Funeral Leader Byron Calhoun

Byron Calhoun’s family has been in the funeral industry for over 65 years, and he knew it was his responsibility — and calling — to continue the family business.

Cypress Lawn Arboretum Earns Rare National Accreditation

By The Leader Staff Cypress Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park in the San Francisco Bay Area has recently...

Halcyon Announces Empathy Funding™ and Web Payment Portal

PRESS RELEASE - Halcyon is excited to announce two new features, Empathy Funding and the Web Payment Portal. Both are companion features...

‘OK Boomer’ – What Funeral Directors Can Learn from This Viral Meme

Relative to the funeral business, what should we take from “OK Boomer”? What does it mean for the funeral industry as the largest generation in the history of the world enters their prime death years?

Crown Memorial Centers Join Foundation Partners Group

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, today announced the acquisition of Cascade Funeral Directors Inc., an Oregon-based deathcare business with eight locations throughout the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas.

Leader Links: How Our Profession is Pivoting During Another Rise in COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 has hit the funeral profession hard, and the hits keep on coming.

Market Cannibalization: What It Means And Why You Should Care

The introduction and growing popularity of e-commerce cremation arrangements have raised the question and discussion of cannibalization within the funeral profession. Many are wondering: “Will families that would have paid the funeral home’s traditional pricing for cremation opt instead for their online offering?”