Nicole Vullo

June 16, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Daily Independent Arizona

Daily Independent features key findings from The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study

“Funeral homes adjust to virtual demand” was the top story in the Daily Independent on June 15th, highlighting key findings in Foresight’s groundbreaking study created to understand consumer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors about the funeral and cemetery industry prior to, during, and after the Covid-19 pandemic. Chris Caraveo, a reporter for the Daily Independent, recently interviewed Chris Cruger, Chief Operating Officer of the Foresight Companies, to review the key findings of our Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study. Daily Independent refers to the new fact that 75% of consumers want pricing online — a practice virtually unheard of in the funeral home industry prior to the Covid-19 pandemic — and many consumers will not do business with providers who do not deliver transparency. “The resulting business implications the study points to are colossal — especially for a sector largely unchanged […]
June 10, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Covid 19 Business Resource Center

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Provides New Provisions for Loan Recipients

On June 5, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was signed into law.The new act allows businesses with forgiven PPP loans to postpone Social Security taxes through the end of 2020. Before this new act was signed into law, any loan recipients were required to stop postponing Social Security taxes as soon as any portion of their loan was forgiven. The additional provisions include: Reducing of the percentage of loan funds to be spent on payroll from 75% to 60% Expanding the “covered period” for use of the loan from eight weeks to 24 weeks Expanding the period of time for employers to overturn reductions in employment that took place between February 15 and April 26, 2020 from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020 Increasing the loan maturity time period from two years to five years Allowing […]
June 5, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog 2020 Funeral And Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study Webinar

The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study: Insights & Key Findings Webinar is Now Available to Watch

On June 4th, we were honored and pleased to share with you, The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study: Insights & Key Findings Webinar. We hope that the information presented was insightful and eye-opening for you and your business especially during these uncertain and trying times. We are happy to share with you some content we feel will be most useful as we learn to adapt our business operations to the new normal. Watch the recording of the webinar now to learn about our study! The COVID-19 Pandemic has presented us all with unparalleled challenges we never expected. We here are at The Foresight Companies want to be your resource for all things related to managing your business operations.   All of us here at Foresight want you to know that we are moving forward, together. Rely on us […]
June 3, 2020
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ABC 13 Houston Highlights The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever impacted consumer attitudes and behaviors in three key areas of the funeral and cemetery business including the buying and shopping process, the necessity of physical presence to support loved ones in their time of need, and the influence of technology on both. The video below from ABC 13 Houston gives more insight into our Consumer Behavior Study on the Funeral & Cemetery profession during the COVID-19 pandemic. (This video was reshared with permission from ABC 13 Houston)
May 28, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Upcoming Webinar

UPCOMING WEBINAR! Groundbreaking Insights on Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behaviors.

REGISTER TODAY FOR OUR LIVE WEBINAR Thursday, June 4, 202010:00 AM (Arizona/PDT) / 1:00 PM EDT (One Hour) The pandemic has significantly altered consumer attitudes and behaviors in three key areas of the funeral and cemetery business – the buying and shopping process, the necessity of physical presence to support loved ones in their time of need, and the influence of technology on both. These new attitudes and behaviors will change the way funeral and cemetery professionals conduct and grow their business. Don’t be left behind!This according to The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study. The pandemic has necessitated consumer use of technology to adapt their behaviors to a business steeped in tradition, and the survey makes clear that these behavior changes are here to stay. For example, 75% of consumers now want pricing online – a practice virtually unheard of today, and […]
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