Friday, September 18, 2020

How Does My Firm Compete with Lower-Priced Competitors?

One of the toughest decisions facing owners of heritage funeral homes is whether to respond to a lower-priced competitor — and how to do so.

Passare® Announces New eSignatures Feature

Passare, Inc. is excited to announce the arrival of eSignatures, an online signature solution for funeral homes.

Arrangements Are Going Virtual: Here’s Why and What You Need to Know

What are virtual arrangements? Essentially, it’s the skill of making arrangements like you do in person with families — but now online through live video conferencing.
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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.

Vandor Centralizes Wood Operations into Richmond, IN Plant

Vandor Corporation has announced that its Funeral Products Division will be centralizing production of its hardwood caskets to their Richmond, Indiana plant.

Foundation Partners Group Adds to California Footprint

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Bermudez Family Cremations and Funerals in Monterey, California.

Sneak Peek Inside CANA’s First-Ever Virtual Convention

The 102nd Annual Cremation Innovation Convention and Trade Show — which will include exhibits, networking, and continuing education — will be held in a virtual-only format on the event management platform Pheedloop on Aug. 5 and 6.

Passare Announces New and Improved Inventory Management Feature

PRESS RELEASE ABILENE, TX — Passare, Inc. is proud to announce the release of a new and improved inventory...

COVID-19 Caused Cremation Spike, According to NFDA Data

This may not come as a surprise to many — but the latest data shows that the COVID-19 pandemic caused a major spike in cremation rates across the country.

NFDA Cancels In-Person International Convention & Expo; Will Hold Its First-Ever Virtual Convention

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has canceled its in-person 2020 International Convention & Expo, scheduled for October 18 through 21 in New Orleans. NFDA will instead hold its first-ever virtual convention the week of Oct. 18.