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Flat screens and projectors have become more commonplace in funeral homes, allowing funeral directors to present Tukios’ High-Definition, looped Tribute Videos at the visitation.
President Eugene (Gene) Kramer joined CCMS April 2013. He was first introduced to the College’s Foundation at the May 2013 Annual Meeting. In the past decade, he had…
This article was originally published in the May 30th, 2013 edition of the Memorial Business Journal Houston – The question was never if Service Corporation International was going to acquire…
Mourning Cross, elegant Bereavement Pins in both cross and circle motifs, are worn to distinguish the immediate family of the departed, enhance the funeral experience and offer opportunity…
Service Corp International CEO, Thomas Ryan, is quoted as saying: “I don’t want to sugar coat it, there’s going to be job loss in New Orleans.”
FrontRunner Professional announced today its strategic partnership with Business Resource Strategies (BRS) and Curt Fitzsimmons, designed to forge an exclusive integration of their two product offerings.
Shares of Stewart Enterprises jumped 34 percent, or $3.32, to $13.06 Wednesday before markets opened and after the companies announced the deal. Service Corp., meanwhile, climbed 6.7 percent, or $1.18, to $18.80
Service Corporation International announced today the signing of a definitive agreement with Stewart Enterprises, Inc. to acquire all of Stewart’s outstanding shares of Class A and Class B common stock for $13.25 per share in cash. The acquisition, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of both companies, has an enterprise value of $1.4 billion.
Attributing human characteristics to animals makes for great cartoons, but it’s not usually considered rigorous science. Now, a new book argues that animals do think and feel in ways similar to humans.
They have now set sights on our profession. First with Legacy.com (controlling most funeral homes online visitor traffic) and then Aurora (the industries third largest casket supplier). And there are others.
Six out of ten pet owners consider their pets to be members of the family, according to the 2011 U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook. “When a family loses a pet, it can be a very traumatic experience and many families do not understand the choices they have with pet memorials.
In the last few months we have shared multiple articles about ‘Death Cafe’. Now the concept is spreading widely across the United States and funeral directors need to be involved in the conversation.
The image above says it all…