Friday, April 19, 2024

Why Do Market Research? Successful Businesses Thrive on Information

Owners of funeral homes and cemeteries often question why their businesses are not performing to the level they expect. They employ consultants to divine solutions, but they often overlook a more direct approach: market research.

BRAVE Act Signed into Law Thanks to Hard Work and Support of Funeral Service

After years of support from funeral service, thousands of phone calls and emails from funeral directors, and hundreds of Congressional meetings during the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Advocacy Summit, today President Donald Trump signed the BRAVE Act into law, assuring equitable funeral and burial benefits for veterans.

BRAVE Act Poised to Become Law

The House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation that contains the Burial Rights for America’s Veterans’ Efforts (BRAVE) Act.

Leader Links: Funeral Profession Finding New Ways to Reach Consumers

From the “Death Positive” movement in Austin, TX, to the rare access to a funeral for a Brazilian tribe chief, the funeral industry reaches every part of the world, and here’s the roundup of the most recent links to keep you informed.

Funeral Directors Nationwide Overwhelmed by COVID-19 Surge

It’s our duty at The Funeral Leader to bring our followers the latest industry news and events. COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, and many professionals in our industry are feeling overwhelmed. Here’s a round-up of recent articles depicting what’s happening across the country.

Leader Links: 10 Facts You May Not Know About Congressional Cemetery

Here’s a look at some interesting recent stories about the deathcare industry that are making their rounds.

Life Forest® Cemetery Presents G.I.S Technology at Green Burial Council’s Annual Conference

Life Forest is the first cemetery to legally offer burial of human and pet composted and cremated remains in a deed-recorded cemetery plot where the bereaved can plant a tree to serve as a memorial marker.

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.

Leader Links: Center Accused of Mishandling Donated Bodies

There are so many news sources these days that it’s easy to miss out on big or important stories. Here at The Leader, we keep up with all the latest deathcare headlines and put them in one place to make it convenient for you.
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NFDA-sponsored Docuseries ‘Honor Guard’ Debuts Christmas Day

“Honor Guard” covers the training cycles of the 3rd Infantry's Regimental Orientation Program, the U.S. Army's Caisson Platoon, the U.S. Army's Drill Team, and Delta Company's Full-Honors Casket Platoon.