Cremation

2 Business Visionaries Explain How to Sell Memorial Products
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Cremation
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2 Business Visionaries Explain How to Sell Memorial Products

Justin Crowe - September 18, 2017

Last week, I got an unbelievable opportunity to speak with two modern business thought leaders about selling memorial products - a topic rarely (maybe never...) discussed by…

DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation
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Cremation
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DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation

Justin Crowe - August 28, 2017

DJ Khaled (yes, the pop superstar) just bestowed on cremation what it has been lacking - sex appeal. Yup. Cremation just got mentioned in the most memorable summer song of 2017 which hit #1 in U.S. Dance Club Charts, #1 in U.S  Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Charts, and  #1 and on U.S. Rhythmic Charts. The word “cremation” stands proudly product placed in the Wild Thoughts lyrics with the likes of D'usse Cognac, diamonds, Usian Bolt and The Jets. Hell Yes.

Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open
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Cremation
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Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open

Ryan Thogmartin - August 13, 2017

This is a topic and conversation that does not get talked about or covered enough. We all want to put the blame on cremation and ignore the fact that many of the issues facing funeral homes aren't because families choose cremation but because of bad business decisions of many funeral directors who don't want to change or accept cremation.

Exclusive: Inside the Company Taking Cremated Remains to the Edge of the Earth
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Cremation
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Exclusive: Inside the Company Taking Cremated Remains to the Edge of the Earth

Madison Ashby - August 1, 2017

Inside look at Mesoloft Based out of Lexington, Kentucky, Mesoloft is a company that that takes cremated remains fifteen miles above the earth, almost into outer space…

Mesoloft Scatters Ashes at the Edge of Space
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Mesoloft Scatters Ashes at the Edge of Space

CDFuneralNews - July 25, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY – Mesoloft, a Kentucky-based company launching cremated remains into the atmosphere, is introducing a 360-degree camera to capture the scattering of ashes like never before.…

Death Care’s $2.6B Industry That Grows 6.6% Annually
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Cremation
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Death Care’s $2.6B Industry That Grows 6.6% Annually

Justin Crowe - July 23, 2017

The IBIS World Report 2017 released this spring echoed the reports of other industry studies showing growth across the cremation industry. Enjoy some of the most compelling…

NFDA Cremation and Burial Report Shows Rate of Cremation at All-time High
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NFDA Cremation and Burial Report Shows Rate of Cremation at All-time High

CDFuneralNews - July 19, 2017

The rate of cremation in the United States is at an all-time high and surpassed the rate of burial for the second year in a row according to the National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) 2017 Cremation and Burial Report.

Chicago Archdiocese Opens First Cremation Garden in a Cemetery
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Chicago Archdiocese Opens First Cremation Garden in a Cemetery

CDFuneralNews - July 17, 2017

Amid the sound of cascading water, Claire Thom and her sister Lori Van Buren ambled through a maze of orange day lilies, bronze markers, maple trees and granite benches Monday in search of their parents' final resting place.

Exclusive Interview: Parting Pro, Blowing Up the Way Funeral Homes Close Cremation Families
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Cremation
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Exclusive Interview: Parting Pro, Blowing Up the Way Funeral Homes Close Cremation Families

Madison Ashby - July 10, 2017

“Watching as one of our first customers closed a cremation online in the middle of the night, while he was sleeping. This gave us proof that what we were building was actually helping them close more cases. We knew that we had found something that we could build a business around.”

National Mortuary Shipping and Cremation Launches “NMS Mobile App”
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National Mortuary Shipping and Cremation Launches “NMS Mobile App”

CDFuneralNews - June 21, 2017

National Mortuary Shipping and Cremation, the nation's most trusted source to handle out-of-town deaths for funeral directors, announced the launch of its new "NMS Mobile" app.