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The growing prosperity of the cremation sector

In the 1960’s only 3.6% of Americans were cremated. Fast forward in time, to 2015 the magic year for the cremation sector, in which cremations have outperformed burials with a staggering 47.9% as opposed to 42.5% of burials. And it…

Preparing for the ‘Silver Tsunami’

What is the ‘Silver Tsunami’ and how can the death care industry prepare? A term first coined in 2015 is now making its way to reality and will have a significant influence on the death care industry in the coming…

Death Care startup Eterneva will be on Shark Tank

Eterneva is an up and coming memorial startup that turns ashes (or hair) of the departed into Diamonds. Founded in 2016 by Garrett Ozar and Adelle Archer, they hope to shake up the way we remember and celebrate the dead. …

Australian funeral giant makes $12.3 million profit due to surge of winter deaths

Propel Funeral Partners, one of the largest death services providers in Australia and New Zealand, announced that its revenue increased 19% this year. A $8.3 million (€7.5m) net-profit compared to a loss of $9.6 million (€8.7m) in the same period…

Canadian Red Deer Hospice Society opens $5.2 million hospice expansion

After 5 years of negotiations and building, the Red Deer Hospice society was finally able to open their $5.2 million hospice expansion. The addition increases the existing ten rooms to sixteen private palliative care spaces. There is also now room…