Thursday, May 13, 2021

SOUND OFF: What Do Today’s Consumers Expect?

At MKJ Marketing’s recent Mastermind event in Nashville, I spoke with three leaders in our industry about the trends they’re seeing in their markets. Here’s what they had to say.
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CEO of Park Lawn Corporation Stepping Down; Search for Replacement Ongoing

Andrew Clark, CEO and chairman of Canadian company Park Lawn Corporation, has notified the board of directors that he will be stepping down from his role.

How to Build a Successful Online Cremation Business

Consumers rely on websites and apps for almost everything these days, so why would we expect anything different in the deathcare industry?

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...
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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.

Foundation Partners Group Expands Footprint to Florida’s Space Coast

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, has announced that the company has acquired Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care and Beach Funeral Homes along Florida’s Space Coast.

Neptune Society Accused of ‘Unlawful Business Practices’ in Lawsuit Filed by CA Attorney General

By Managing Editor Courtney Gould Miller and Editor Kara Apel The Neptune Society is facing a lawsuit from the...

Why Going Green Now is Easier Than You Think

When it comes to green funerals or natural burials, your community may be a lot more open to the idea than you think.

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...

Contributor Shares Insights on Funerals in the UK during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, we heard from a funeral director in the United Kingdom about how the virus is changing services there, along with his thoughts on the role of those in the funeral profession.