Friday, December 2, 2022

NFDA’s Data Shows COVID-19 Impact on Funeral Service is Significant

The long-lasting repercussions of COVID-19 are only just now being fully understood as data from the last two years becomes more widely accessible.

Selected Independent Funeral Homes to Host 104th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

Selected Independent Funeral Homes will host its 104th Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC, on September 21- 24, 2022.

Expert-Led Training on Top-Performing Strategies for Increasing Revenue Offered by MKJ Marketing at Upcoming...

Generating revenue is harder than ever before, and MKJ Marketing is hosting a seminar this fall offering master-level training on the most pressing issues facing the funeral profession.

Hillenbrand Announces Intention to Explore Strategic Alternatives for Its Batesville Business

Hillenbrand, Inc (NYSE: HI) announced today that its Board of Directors has initiated a process to explore strategic alternatives for its Batesville business. As part of the process, the Board will consider a range of potential alternatives.

How Many Households Have Cremated Remains? Brand-New Research Debuts at CANA’s 2022 Convention

In April 2022, CANA conducted a new research project with The Harris Poll to find out how many cremated remains are at home, what these households plan to do with them, and much more.

Leading Change at Your Funeral Home? Here Are 7 Tips to Make the Change...

Changing daily habits at work can disrupt everything we’re used to — and, in the short-term, change can push us completely outside our comfort zones. But in many situations, change is necessary.

Is Your Website a Potential Target for Accessibility Litigation? Tribute Technology and UserWay Are...

On Wednesday, June 8, at 1 p.m. ET, Tribute Technology and UserWay will offer a free webinar open to all owners of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories to ensure their websites meet the federal standards established by the Americans with Disabilities Act and similar standards in other countries.

Thinking of Selling? Here Are 6 Tips to Maximize Your Funeral Home’s Value

You want to do whatever you can today so that you can maximize your funeral home’s value if you eventually sell it.

FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Fund Tops $2.3 Billion

FEMA has provided over $2.3 billion to more than 351,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.

Leader Links: The Funeral Industry Embraces Tech, Diversity, and Unconventional Death Practices

This week’s edition of Leader Links features articles about end-of-life technology services, notable Black funeral directors, and unconventional death practices, to name a few.