Monthly Archives: noviembre 2013

You came into the world with nothing. You can leave it with style.

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NFDA Puts Total Convention Attendance at 5,643

¬† NFDA Puts Total Convention Attendance at 5,643 The National Funeral Directors Association put total attendance for its 2013 International Convention & Expo at 5,643 attendees, with 371 exhibiting companies on hand for the event. Austin was a wonderful host city and we are grateful to the Texas Funeral Directors Association for its assistance and […]

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Owners giving pets elaborate funerals

Owners giving pets elaborate funerals THE owners of lizards, alpacas, guinea pigs and rats are spending $1500 for pet grief specialists as mourning families do away with backyard burials for the religious traditions of a human send-off. Animal cremation companies said the number of families giving their loved ones a “proper burial” had spiked from […]

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Cremation is the hottest trend in the funeral industry – CNBC

Cremation is the hottest trend in the funeral industry¬† Tyler Mathisen, AnchorCNBC OK, forgive me. I know that headline was sort of cheesy. But when you’ve spent the past few months working on a documentary on the business of death, you go for the cheap laugh whenever you can.¬† I’ve been to casket-manufacturing companies, funeral […]

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