Tag: new funeral homes

Business

Acquisitions, new locations. . . .the business of funerals just keeps rolling along. . .

It never ceases to amaze me how as habits change, some things stay the same and just keep rolling along.  I don’t mean that in any negative way, but as death care is looking at new options such as alkaline hydrolysis, green burial, and natural organic reduction in the future, the tried and true ways of death care with expansion and acquisitions are evident every day.  Today we will tell you about three events we heard about last week. Anthem […]

Business Products

A contemporary funeral home for Urban life

It’s been called a “hipster” funeral home.  That’s at least what one person labeled Brooklyn, New York’s new contemporary funeral home, Sparrow.  Erica Hill, a co-owner of Sparrow says this of comments like that, “Yes, we look different than what you expect a funeral home to be, but that’s okay.” According to this article in Morning Brew about Sparrow, the on-street, storefront funeral home looks something like a commercial storefront, and it does sell soaps, greeting cards, and incense during […]

Business

News to start the Week

It’s Monday morning and I thought I would bring you some news that hit the wire over the weekend.  Nothing new about this news. . . if anything it continues to reinforce the facts that cremation is increasing, people are still paranoid about funeral homes, and less caskets are being sold in America. Here’s is what we are bringing you and giving you the option of just clicking thru to the article to learn more. . . Residents of Portlandville […]

Business

Survive and Thrive

Today we bring you an article from HartfordBusiness.com about a new funeral home business that just opened up in suburban Hartford, Connecticut.  The funeral home is a 5,000 square foot building in Plainville, CT and is owned and operated by a 20-year veteran funeral director Andrea Wasley, a lifelong resident of the community.  You can read the article here. According to the article, a couple of things about this new funeral home are unique.  First of all, Ms. Wasley is […]

Business

InvoCare opens “Funeral Home of the Future” in Victoria, Australia

Australia’s leading provider of funeral and cremation services, InvoCare, announced on April 17th that their newest funeral home has been opened in Dandenong, Victoria.  According to their press release which you can read here, “Industry and consumer trends show customers are increasingly looking for a contemporary environment that provides a range of products and services, as well as an event style venue where they can celebrate the life of a loved one.”  The funeral home will operate under two of  […]

Business Finance

Newcomer Funeral Service Group purchases Dayton Property

A sale was recorded last Monday in the Dayton, Ohio area pertaining to the purchase of land at 820 Miamisburg-Centerville Road according to property records reported by the Dayton Daily News.  The property, with seven acres of land, was owned by Schlientz-Moore Funeral Home and purchased by Warren Family Funeral Homes, Inc. According to the Dayton Daily News, Warren Family Funeral Homes, Inc. does business in the Dayton area as Newcomer Funeral Homes.  In the Dayton area Newcomer Funeral Homes […]

Business

Monday Morning “Snip-Its”

As Funeral Director Daily starts to roll-out our product to the death care industry we will continue to feature one article per day on an industry happening and give our opinion on that article to be used for the benefit of our readers.  While we have tested our ideas and system we have also realized that there is a lot happening in the industry that just doesn’t get reported.  To that end, we will be, periodically, offering a “Snip-It’ column […]