Saturday, July 4, 2020

Safety First: How This Funeral & Cemetery Leader is Branding as ‘Safe’

By Leader Managing Editor Courtney Gould Miller & Editor Kara Apel California has been recognized for its early and strict response...

Supreme Court Case Involving Funeral Director Leads To Significant Change In Employment Discrimination Law

The ruling was based on three separate cases. The case alleging gender identity discrimination was brought on behalf of Aimee Stephens, who worked as a funeral director and embalmer at R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes in Garden City, MI.

Foundation Partners Group Adds Two Sarasota Firms

Foundation Partners Group has announced the company has acquired the Jennings Funeral Home and Crematory in Sarasota, FL as well as Gulf Coast Cremations in Sarasota and Venice, FL. The purchase adds to the growing network of Foundation Partners Group firms on the gulf coast of Florida.

Getting the Restart Right: Free Virtual Presentation

COVID-19 has hit our industry hard. Families have less money, pre-need is suffering, and services as we knew them have been decimated.

E-Commerce Highlights Opportunities for Growth Amid Uncertain Times

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created countless obstacles within our industry, there are just as many opportunities for those willing to try something new — you just have to be willing to experiment.

ASD Shares Eye-Opening COVID-19 Death Call Data

ASD recently published data revealing how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted funeral home death calls over time.

Community Participation Will Make Your Firm More Sustainable

By Leader Contributor Glenn Gould, CEO of MKJ Marketing As we look for a pathway out of the global...

COVID-19: New Initiative Launched to Connect Funeral Industry with PPE

As many funeral directors are working tirelessly to help families during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new initiative is promising to help “last responders” get the personal protective equipment that they need.

What’s Inside Your Funeral Home’s Prop Closet?

While all firms across the country are guiding their communities to ensure their staff members and all of their guests stay safe, their number one priority is honoring those who have died and preparing a fitting tribute so their loved ones can get the closure they need to start healing.

Should You Advertise During COVID-19?

By Leader Contributor Glenn Gould, CEO of MKJ Marketing Being recognized represents a challenge for bank robbers, which is...