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2014-08-06 08:28:30

WALL, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Melvin C. Payne co-founded the Houston-based Carriage Services (NYSE: CSV) in 1991, and he's been its CEO ever since, growing the company to one of the leading operators and consolidators of funeral homes and cemeteries in the United States. He recently shared some key insights about the company in an exclusive interview with Funeral Service Insider, a leading industry trade publication. Photo -...

2014-06-04 23:04:29

As the number of deaths stagnates, funeral home growth will slow. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Funeral Homes industry to its growing industry report collection. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Funeral Homes industry provides memorial services and merchandise for the deceased and facilitates the arrangement of the burial or cremation of a body. According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Leah Goddard, “Demand for industry services does not typically...

2014-02-11 08:31:58

Departing Gives Consumers Ability To Plan For Death Care Privately Online DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Texas-based company plans to shake up the dreary and dreaded business of funeral planning by giving people the ability to make their end-of-life arrangements online. Departing LLC will be the first company to offer an online portal that gives people an unprecedented level of convenience, control and privacy in planning for their death. Departing's clients also will...

2013-07-31 23:17:46

Consumers equipped with the resources available at SharedSorrows.com are empowered to select ethical and cost-effective funeral service providers thereby avoiding heartache and hassles. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just released the results of their annual funeral home inspections. Of approximately 20,000 funeral homes in the U.S.A., the FTC inspected only 123 providers of which 27 (18 percent) had significant violations. Unfortunately the FTC...

2013-07-13 23:04:35

Falling per capita income during the recession and a rising number of inexpensive cremations have hampered industry revenue, but the industry's revenue is projected to improve slightly during the next five years as the population ages, naturally increasing the number of deaths in the United States. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Funeral Homes industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 In...

2013-07-01 23:22:37

Funeral home partners will offer Aftermath death clean-up services as a continuum of care in times of tragedy. Aurora, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Aftermath Inc. Services, the country’s leading biohazard remediation company, has named Global Mortuary Affairs as its first National Alliance Partner, together offering coordinated services for funeral homes to help assist families experiencing a devastating loss. “This partnership brings together two industry leaders in death care, whose...

2013-05-31 23:03:32

SharedSorrows.com expert BJ Stewart talks about a new resource, Preferred Providers. A directory of Funeral Homes, Grief Counselors and Probate Attorneys who are trust worthy and hand picked by SharedSorrows.com. El Paso, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 SharedSorrows.com is pleased to introduce Preferred Providers in three important areas: Funeral Homes, Grief Counselors and Probate Attorneys. “We have heard so many disturbing stories about unethical providers taking advantage of those who...

2013-02-28 23:00:34

When looking to the future 2013 National Funeral Directors Convention Ben Stewart gives a never-before-seen interview on last year's conferences shocking revelations, and announced a new Service Provider Network to combat the manipulation. “One funeral director actually bragged about talking to a family who asked for an inexpensive cremation into buying nine videos, five blankets and an urn for an additional $1,000,” says Stewart. El Paso, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2013...

2012-03-25 23:00:32

The Funeral Program Site Memorial SUPERSTORE offers families alternatives and options in funeral planning printed materials and services. Orinda, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 When a loved one´s passes away, it can often take people by surprise. Not everyone is prepared to deal with what lies ahead with the cost and details of funeral planning. The experts at The Funeral Program Site have been thought of as the “go to” resource for funeral and memorial service planning needs. A...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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