Solace cremation

Foundation Partners Group purchases Solace. . . extends Direct-to-Consumer digital cremation services

By Funeral Director Daily / November 3, 2022 /

In this press release from PR Newswire you can read about Orlando based Foundation Partners Group and its acquisition of Solace Cremation, the Portland, Oregon, based direct-to-consumer cremation services business.  Solace operates in the Oregon, California, and Florida markets at this time.  The purchase will allow, according to the release, Foundation Partners Group to have geographic…

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As California goes. . . so goes the nation?

By Funeral Director Daily / October 29, 2020 /

We are in the season of elections and when I was younger there was an old adage of Presidential elections that went like this, “As Maine goes, so goes the nation.”  I recently read this article in the Los Angeles Business Journal entitled, “Business Slows for LA Funeral Homes”, and wondered if as the funeral…

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The two Nike guys out to disrupt the death care industry

By Funeral Director Daily / September 1, 2020 /

I came across this recent article from Seed Investor entitled “Solace co-founder David Odusanya on the impact of COVID-19”.  The article intrigued me, not because of the COVID-19 fact, but because I knew that Solace was the company founded in Portland, Oregon, by two Nike executives to enter the low-cost direct cremation market. According to…

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Finding your space in funeral service

By Funeral Director Daily / January 17, 2020 /

One company says, their business is about “the option to deal with everything online in as little as five minutes” and meant to give back time to people who are grieving.  Another business says it is about “connecting with the families they serve”. One company wants to offer a simple solution and an all-inclusive price…

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